Candeshanugrahamurti, Caṇḍeśānugrahamūrti, Candeshanugraha-murti: 2 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Caṇḍeśānugrahamūrti can be transliterated into English as Candesanugrahamurti or Candeshanugrahamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chandeshanugrahamurti.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra
Caṇḍeśānugrahamūrti (चण्डेशानुग्रहमूर्ति) refers to an image (mūrti) of Śiva. It is a type of anugrahamūrti (‘boon-bestowing mūrti’). He is know by this particular mūrti because he conferred on Caṇḍeśvara the boon of being the steward of the household of Śiva.Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)
1) Caṇḍeśānugrahamūrti (चण्डेशानुग्रहमूर्ति) or simply Caṇḍeśānugraha refers to one of the twenty-eighth forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Vātulāgama: twenty-eighth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgama. The forms of Śiva (eg., Caṇḍeśānugraha-mūrti) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.
2) Caṇḍeśānugrahamūrti or simply Caṇḍeśānugraha also refers to one of the eighteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Kāraṇāgama (pratimālakṣaṇavidhi-paṭala): the fourth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas.
3) Caṇḍeśānugrahamūrti is also listed among the eighteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Śilparatna (twenty-second adhyāya): a technical treatise by Śrīkumāra on Śilpaśāstra.
Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.
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