Katisutra, aka: Kaṭisūtra, Kati-sutra, Kaṭīsūtra; 3 Definition(s)

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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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Kaṭisūtra (कटिसूत्र) refers to “waist zones”.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kaṭisūtra (कटिसूत्र).—n (S) A silk cord, silver twist &c. worn around the loins.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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