Kuchabandha, Kucha-bandha: 1 definition


Kuchabandha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kuchhabandha.

Ambiguity: Although Kuchabandha has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Kucabandha. It further has the optional forms Kucha-bandha, Kūcha-bandha and Kūchabandha.

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In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Google Books: Elements of Hindu iconography

Kuchabandha (कुछबन्ध).—The zone employed to support and keep in position the vreasts of feminine figures is called Kuchabandha. Hindus are forbidden by the rules of the Dharma-śāstras from wearing stitched clothes. Hence arose probably the practice of women employing this kucha-bandha.

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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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