Ishtakakudya, Iṣṭakakuḍya, Ishtaka-kudya: 1 definition



Ishtakakudya 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 Iṣṭakakuḍya can be transliterated into English as Istakakudya or Ishtakakudya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra

Iṣṭakakuḍya (इष्टककुड्य) refers to a “wall made of bricks”. It is one of three classifications of temple-walls (kuḍya, or bhitti), according to the Mayamata chapter 15.

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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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