Devatagara, aka: Devata-agara, Devatāgāra; 2 Definition(s)

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Vastushastra (architecture)

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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.

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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