Kanthabhushana, Kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇa, Kantha-bhushana: 7 definitions
Kanthabhushana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Kanthabhusana or Kanthabhushana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: Vaisnava Agamas And Visnu Images
Kaṇṭhābhūṣaṇa (कण्ठाभूषण) refers to “ornaments of the neck”, as defined in treatises such as the Pāñcarātra, Pādmasaṃhitā and Vaikhānasa-āgamas, extensively dealing with the technical features of temple art, iconography and architecture in Vaishnavism.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇa (कंठभूषण).—n (S) Any ornament for the fore part of the neck.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇa (कण्ठभूषण).—a short necklace; विदुषां कण्ठभूषात्वमेतु (viduṣāṃ kaṇṭhabhūṣātvametu) Vikr.18.12.
Derivable forms: kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇam (कण्ठभूषणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇa (कण्ठभूषण).—[neuter] bhūṣā [feminine] ornament for the neck.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇa (कण्ठभूषण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[dharma] Oppert. 33. 689. 2505. Ii, 569. 682. 2031. 3607.
—by Vaidikasārvabhauma. Oppert. Ii, 6647. Rice. 194.
Kaṇṭhabhūṣaṇa (कण्ठभूषण):—[=kaṇṭha-bhūṣaṇa] [from kaṇṭha] n. an ornament for the neck, collar, necklace, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Pallava period (Social and Cultural History) (by S. Krishnamurthy)
Neck Ornaments (Kanthabhushana) < [Chapter 4 - Material Culture of the People]
Conclusion (Material Culture) < [Chapter 5 - Conclusion]
The Markandeya Purana (Study) (by Chandamita Bhattacharya)
Lord Hayagriva in Sanskrit Literature (by Anindita Adhikari)