Kampabandha, aka: Kampa-bandha; 2 Definition(s)

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Kampabandha 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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Kampabandha (कम्पबन्ध) refers to a variety of adhiṣṭhāna, which is a pedestal or base of a structure, and a very important component in the art of construction (śilpa). Kampabandha is mentioned in the Mānasāra (chapter 14).

Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra
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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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Vastushastra (architecture)

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Kampabandha (कम्पबन्ध).—A type of adhiṣṭhāna (‘pedestal’);—This adhiṣṭhāna is mentioned only in Mānasāra (verses 14.163-173). The name kampabandha for this type is given because the major mouldings of this plinth i.e. upāna, mahāpadma-jagati, kumbha, string course/paṭṭikā, kapota are alternated by prominent kampas (fillets). As a result, this becomes comparatively a taller variety of adhiṣṭhāna.

Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD
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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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