Nivrittishakti, Nivṛttiśakti, Nivritti-shakti: 1 definition



Nivrittishakti 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 Nivṛttiśakti can be transliterated into English as Nivrttisakti or Nivrittishakti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Elements of Hindu Iconograpy

Nivṛttiśakti (निवृत्तिशक्ति):—Another name for Kṛyāśakti (last of the five Śakti to evolve, at the end of an aeonic destruction, called saṃhāra). It is called so because it produces the faculty in souls of the enjoyment of karmas (good and bad actions).

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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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