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Lakshmidhara, aka: Lakṣmīdhara; 2 Definition(s)

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Lakshmidhara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

The Sanskrit term Lakṣmīdhara can be transliterated into English as Laksmidhara or Lakshmidhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vāstuśāstra (architecture)

Lakṣmīdhara (लक्ष्मीधर) refers to a type of temple (prāsāda) classified, according to Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 57. The temple is mentioned as one of the twenty temples being a favorite of Viṣṇu. The Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra is an 11th-century encyclopedia dealing with various topics from the Vāstuśāstra.

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstraVāstuśāstra book cover
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Vāstuśāstra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vastu-shastra) refers to the knowledge of architecture. It is a branch of ancient Indian science dealing with topics such architecture, construction, sculpture and their relation with the cosmic universe.

India history and geogprahy

Lakṣmīdhara Paṇḍita (fl. 1049 AD), son of Tikkapaiya, is mentioned in the “Ṭhāṇā plates of Mummuṇirāja”. Accordingly, Lakṣmīdhara Paṇḍita is mentioned amongst fourteen Brāhmaṇas living together, hailing from Karahāṭaka (Karahāṭa), as receiving a gift of several villages. He is associated with the Jāmadagnya-Vatsa gotra (clan)

Lakṣmīdhara Paṇḍita (fl. 1139 A.D.) is the name of a Brāhmaṇa mentioned in the “Panhāle plates of Vikramāditya”. Accordingly, “And this has been written by me, who have been appointed by the King, (viz.) the Brāhmaṇa Lakṣmīdhara Paṇḍita, son of the illustrious Paṇḍita Nāgasvāmin, with the consent of the Sāndhivigrahika”.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dharma, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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