Katibandha, aka: Kaṭibandha, Kati-bandha; 3 Definition(s)

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Katibandha 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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

The belt going round the hip is called Kaṭibandha (कटिबन्ध).

Source: Google Books: Elements of Hindu iconography
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kaṭibandha (कटिबंध).—m (S) pop. kaṭibanda m A girdle, cincture, zone. 2 A zone of the earth.

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kaṭibandha (कटिबंध).—m (S) pop. kaṭibanda m kaṭibandhakavitā f A species of metrical composition,--that in which antithesis, alliteration, rhyme, and other verbal ornaments abound: also a piece of such composition.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaṭibandha (कटिबंध).—m Agirdle. A zone of the earth. Species of metrical composition.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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