Ashramigriha, Āśramigṛha, Ashramin-griha: 1 definition

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Ashramigriha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Āśramigṛha can be transliterated into English as Asramigrha or Ashramigriha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

[«previous next»] — Ashramigriha in Vastushastra glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Āśramigṛha (आश्रमिगृह) refers to a “housing for ascetics”, according to the Mohacūrottara (verse 4.234-243).—Accordingly, [while describing the construction of the maṭha]—“And a maṭha for ascetics to stay in should be in the south. For they, as devotees of Śiva, should reside to the right [of Śiva]. One should build a wall at a distance 1 temple-width beyond the temple base. At a distance from there is the housing for ascetics (āśramigṛhaāśramiṇāṃ gṛhaṃ). [...]”.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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