Devatagara, Devata-agara, Devatāgāra: 6 definitions


Devatagara 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Devatāgāra (देवतागार) 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.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devatāgāra (देवतागार).—a temple.

Derivable forms: devatāgāraḥ (देवतागारः), devatāgāram (देवतागारम्), devatāgāraḥ (देवतागारः), devatāgāram (देवतागारम्).

Devatāgāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms devatā and agāra (अगार). See also (synonyms): devatāgṛha, devatāsthāna.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devatāgāra (देवतागार).—m.

(-raḥ) A temple. E. devatā, and āgāra a house.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devatāgāra (देवतागार).—[neuter] a temple (lit. house of the gods).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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