Nandishakanta, Nandīśakānta, Nandisha-kanta: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

Nandishakanta 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 Nandīśakānta can be transliterated into English as Nandisakanta or Nandishakanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Nandīśakānta (नन्दीशकान्त) refers to a subtype of the Samyuktastambha type of pillars (stambha). The Nandīśakānta is a pillar with two or four pillarets and is void of the main shaft.

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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.

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