Nigudha, Nigūḍha: 10 definitions
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Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Nigūḍha (निगूढ):—The Sanskrit name for a group of temples (prāsāda) containing 5 unique varieties. It is described in the 11th-century Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra (chapter 56) by Bhojadeva.
The Nigūḍha group contains the following twenty-five temple classifications:
These are the names of 5 out of a total of 64 temple types mentioned in same chapter.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nigūḍha (निगूढ).—a S Profound, mysterious, occult, abstruse.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nigūḍha (निगूढ).—a Profound, mysterious, occult.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Hidden, concealed; नलिनी निगूढसलिला च यत्र सा (nalinī nigūḍhasalilā ca yatra sā) Śi.13.59.
2) Secret, private; पुरा न केनाप्यभिचोदितोऽहं वक्तुं रहस्यं परमं निगूढम् (purā na kenāpyabhicodito'haṃ vaktuṃ rahasyaṃ paramaṃ nigūḍham) A. Rām.1.1.16.
3) Mysterious, obscure.
-ḍham ind. Secretly, privately.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍhaṃ) 1. Profound, obscure. 2. Hidden, concealed. 3. Embraced, m.
(-ḍhaḥ) A sort of wild bean; see mudga E. ni before, guh to hide or conceal, affix kta. āliṅgite, vanamudge ca .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nigūḍha (निगूढ).—[adjective] hidden, concealed, secret, [neuter] [adverb]; cārin walking in secret.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nigūḍha (निगूढ):—[=ni-gūḍha] [from ni-guh] mfn. concealed, hidden, secret, obscure ([literally] and [figuratively]), [Ṛg-veda] (ni-gūḍha) etc. etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nigūḍha (निगूढ):—[ni-gūḍha] (ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍhaṃ) a. Deep, obscure, hidden. m. A sort of wild bean.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Nigūḍha (निगूढ):—s. u. guh mit ni . Davon nigūḍhaka m. eine Bohnenart (s. vanamudga) [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1173. -] [Śabdakalpadruma] und [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] nach ders. Aut. fälschlich nigūḍha .
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Nigūḍha (निगूढ):—(a) secret, latent, hidden; obscure, abstruse; unintelligible; hence ~[tā] (nf).
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Ends with: Abhinigudha.
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