Katisutra, Kaṭisūtra, Kati-sutra, Kaṭīsūtra: 7 definitions
Katisutra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra
Kaṭisūtra (कटिसूत्र) refers to “waist zones”.
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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Kaṭī-sūtra.—(EI 16), an ornament. Note: kaṭī-sūtra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaṭisūtra (कटिसूत्र).—n (S) A silk cord, silver twist &c. worn around the loins.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kaṭisūtra (कटिसूत्र) or Kaṭīsūtra (कटीसूत्र).—a zone or waistband.
Derivable forms: kaṭisūtram (कटिसूत्रम्), kaṭīsūtram (कटीसूत्रम्).
Kaṭisūtra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṭi and sūtra (सूत्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-traṃ) A female zone or waist-band. E. kaṭi the loins, and sūtra a thread.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kaṭisūtra (कटिसूत्र):—[=kaṭi-sūtra] [from kaṭi > kaṭ] n. a zone or waistband, girdle, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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