Lokasadrishya, Lokasādṛśya, Loka-sadrishya: 1 definition


Lokasadrishya 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.

The Sanskrit term Lokasādṛśya can be transliterated into English as Lokasadrsya or Lokasadrishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shilpa)

Lokasādṛśya (लोकसादृश्य) refers to “that which bears a similarity with the world”, according to the Citrasūtra section (on painting) from the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa.—Accordingly, “Whichever painting that bears a similarity with the world (lokasādṛśya) [that painting] is called satya (‘Naturalistic’)”.

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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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