Khandottara, aka: Khaṇḍottara, Khanda-uttara; 1 Definition(s)

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Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Khaṇḍottara (खण्डोत्तर) refers to a “panelled architrave”. It is one of the three commonly used classifications of uttara, which are decorative elements (compound moulds) of the prastara, or ‘entablature’ of a temple.

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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