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Bhutakanta, aka: Bhutakānta, Bhuta-kanta; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vāstuśāstra (architecture)

Bhutakānta (भुतकान्त) refers to a type of pillar (stambha). It is a goblin-based pillar. It is also known by the name Bhutapāda. Its description is found in texts such as the Śilparatna (verses 21.62-63), Īśānaśivagurudevapaddati (verse 31.25) and Kāmikāgama (verse 53.44).

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Vāstuśāstra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vastu-shastra) refers to the knowledge of architecture. It is a branch of ancient Indian science dealing with topics such architecture, construction, sculpture and their relation with the cosmic universe.

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