Manikkavacakar, Māṇikkavācakar, Māṇikkavāsagar: 2 definitions
Manikkavacakar 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.
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Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD
Māṇikkavācakar.—One of the four Nālvar.—Māṇikkavācakar is represented as wearing a turban, as he held the post of a minister.
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Oxford Index: Hinduism
The best-known and most revered Tamil Śaiva saint and bhakti poet.
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The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 40: Poyyatimai illata pulavar < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Nayanar 10: Kannappa (Kannappar) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Chapter 31 - Thirukoodalaiyathoor or Tirukkutalaiyarrur (Hymn 85) < [Volume 3.3 - Pilgrim’s progress: to Chola (later?)]