Muktadaman, Muktādāma, Muktādāman, Mukta-daman, Muktadama: 6 definitions

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Muktadaman 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: Shodhganga: Vaisnava Agamas And Visnu Images

Muktādāman (मुक्तादामन्) refers to a type of “ornaments for the loins” (śroṇī), as defined in treatises such as the Pāñcarātra, Pādmasaṃhitā and Vaikhānasa-āgamas, extensively dealing with the technical features of temple art, iconography and architecture in Vaishnavism.—Muktādāman is the collection of knotted strings which appears in the centre portion of the mekhalā. It represents the knot of the supposed to be garment (mostly invisible), which appears (assembled) in the front, with the ends being pleated between the thighs, as a sort of continuation of the knot. The Muktādāman may be embedded with gems or furnished with various types of pūrima (prominent centre-piece).

Shilpashastra book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Muktādāman (मुक्तादामन्).—n. a string of pearls.

Muktādāman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms muktā and dāman (दामन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Muktādāman (मुक्तादामन्):—[=muktā-dāman] [from muktā > muc] n. a string of p°, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Muktadaman in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Muktadaman in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Muktādāma (ಮುಕ್ತಾದಾಮ):—[noun] a string of pearls.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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