Dhishnyaka, Dhiṣṇyaka: 1 definition
Dhishnyaka 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 Dhiṣṇyaka can be transliterated into English as Dhisnyaka or Dhishnyaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Dhiṣṇyaka (धिष्ण्यक) is a Sanskrit technical term denoting a “residence” in general, according to the lists of synonyms given in the Mayamata XIX.10-12, which is a populair treatise on Vāstuśāstra literature.
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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