Candrashekharamurti, aka: Candraśekharamūrti, Candrashekhara-murti; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit term Candraśekharamūrti can be transliterated into English as Candrasekharamurti or Candrashekharamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandrashekharamurti.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

[Candrashekharamurti in Shilpashastra glossaries]

1) Candraśekharamūrti (चन्द्रशेखरमूर्ति) or simply Candraśekhara refers to one of the eighteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Kāraṇāgama (pratimālakṣaṇavidhi-paṭala): the fourth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas. The forms of Śiva (eg., Candraśekhara-mūrti) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

2) Candraśekharamūrti is also listed among the eight forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Rauravāgama: the sixteenth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas.

3) Candraśekharamūrti is also listed among the ten forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Ajitāgama (under the Maheśvararūpa heading): the fifth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas.

4) Candraśekharamūrti is also listed among the sixteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Dīptāgama: the sixth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas.

(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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