Kumudabandha, Kumuda-bandha: 2 definitions


Kumudabandha 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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra

Kumudabandha (कुमुदबन्ध) refers to a variety of adhiṣṭhāna, which is a pedestal or base of a structure, and a very important component in the art of construction (śilpa). Kumudabandha is mentioned in the Mānasāra (chapter 14).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kumudabandha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kumudabandha (कुमुदबन्ध).—m. the moon. ततः कुमुदनाथेन कामिनीगण्डपाण्डुना (tataḥ kumudanāthena kāminīgaṇḍapāṇḍunā) R.

Derivable forms: kumudabandhaḥ (कुमुदबन्धः).

Kumudabandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kumuda and bandha (बन्ध). See also (synonyms): kumudanātha, kumudapati, kumudabāndhava, kumudasuhṛd.

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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 (even English!). 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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