Candeshvaraprasada, aka: Caṇḍeśvaraprasāda, Candeshvara-prasada; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Caṇḍeśvaraprasāda can be transliterated into English as Candesvaraprasada or Candeshvaraprasada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandeshvaraprasada.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

[Candeshvaraprasada in Shilpashastra glossaries]

Caṇḍeśvaraprasāda (चण्डेश्वरप्रसाद) or Caṇḍeśvaraprasādamūrti refers to one of the sixteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Dīptāgama: the sixth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas. The forms of Śiva (eg., Caṇḍeśvara-prasāda) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

(Source): Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)
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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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