Dvaraprasada, Dvāraprāsāda, Dvara-prasada: 1 definition
Dvaraprasada 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.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Dvāraprāsāda (द्वारप्रासाद) refers to a classification of gopura, which refers to the “tower” built above the main entrance (mahādvāra) of the prākāras (‘enclosures’) of the temple complex.Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama
Dvāraprāsāda (द्वारप्रासाद) refers to “entrance pavilion of the third enclosure § 4.33.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)
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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