Kamalodbhava, aka: Kamala-udbhava; 2 Definition(s)
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Kamalodbhava (कमलोद्भव) refers to a type of temple (prāsāda) classified, according to Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 57. The temple is mentioned as one of the five temples being a favorite of Brahmā. The Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra is an 11th-century encyclopedia dealing with various topics from the Vāstuśāstra.Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kamalodbhava (कमलोद्भव).—Is Brahmā; narrated the viṣṇu purāṇa to Ṛbhu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 56. 37; Viṣṇu-purāṇa VI. 8. 43.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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