Candracudeshvara, Candracūdeśvara: 1 definition
Candracudeshvara 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 Candracūdeśvara can be transliterated into English as Candracudesvara or Candracudeshvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chandrachudeshvara.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD
Candracūdeśvara (चन्द्रचूदेश्वर).—On top of a hillock in the heart of Hosur, is the Candracūdeśvara temple. In the elevation, this temple possesses an adhiṣṭhāna, bhitti, prastara and śikhara. This temple is built out of stone except for the śikhara, which is renovated in the modern days.
The adhiṣṭhāna is of pādabandha variety with the carving of two galas. These galas are relieved with plain galapādas. The bhitti of the temple has bhittipādas of the bramhakānta type, which are provided with pedestals. There are devakoṣṭas on the outer walls of the garbhagṛha and antarāla. The sculptures of Gaṇeśa and Dakṣiṇāmūrthi (south), Viṣṇu (west) and Bramhā and Durga (north) are enshrined in these devakoṣṭas.
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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