Nrittarupaka, Nṛttarūpaka, Nritta-rupaka: 1 definition
Nrittarupaka 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 Nṛttarūpaka can be transliterated into English as Nrttarupaka or Nrittarupaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)
Nṛttarūpaka (नृत्तरूपक) or Nṛttarūpakamūrti refers to one of the twenty-eighth forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Vātulāgama: twenty-eighth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgama. The forms of Śiva (eg., Nṛtta-rūpaka) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.
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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Starts with: Nrittarupakamurti.
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