Gouri, Gourī: 1 definition
Gouri 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.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (śilpa)
Gourī is the name of deity found depicted near Maṅgalāmbikai in the Adi Kumbeswarar Temple (Ādi Kumbheśvara) in Kumbakonam (Kumbhakonam), representing a sacred place for the worship of Śiva.—Gourī is found standing with four hands. The upper right hand holds aṅkuśa and the upper left hand holds mṛga. The lower right hand is in abhaya-hasta and the lower left hand is in urū-hasta.
Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 4 - Alcoholic liquors (3): Paisti < [Chapter XXXIII - Spirituous liquors (Sandhana or Samdhana)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter CIX - Appearance of chudala in her presence of her lord < [Book VI - Nirvana prakarana part 1 (nirvana prakarana)]
Chapter XXIX - Pantheism or description of the world as full with the supreme soul < [Book VI - Nirvana prakarana part 1 (nirvana prakarana)]