Devagriha, aka: Devagṛha, Deva-griha; 3 Definition(s)
Devagriha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Devagṛha can be transliterated into English as Devagrha or Devagriha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Devagṛha (देवगृह) refers to a “temple”, and in a broader sense represents “devotional place” or “residence of God”. It is one of commonly used names for a temple, as found in Vāstuśāstra literature such the Mayamata and the Mānasāra.(Source): Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
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.
Languages of India and abroad
dēvagṛha (देवगृह).—n S pop. dēvaghara n An idol-house. 2 The room of the household gods or god.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dēvagṛha (देवगृह).—n dēvaghara n An idol-house.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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