Harerardhamurti, Harerardhamūrti, Harerardha-murti: 1 definition

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Harerardhamurti 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.

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Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)

1) Harerardhamūrti (हरेरर्धमूर्ति) or simply Harerardha refers to one of the twenty-eighth forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Vātulāgama: twenty-eighth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgama. The forms of Śiva (eg., Harerardha-mūrti) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

2) Harerardhamūrti is also listed among the twelve forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Suprabhedāgama (pratimālakṣaṇavidhi-paṭala): the tenth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas.

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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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