Nrittarupakamurti, Nṛttarūpakamūrti, Nrittarupaka-murti: 1 definition



Nrittarupakamurti 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 Nṛttarūpakamūrti can be transliterated into English as Nrttarupakamurti or Nrittarupakamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)

Nṛttarūpakamūrti (नृत्तरूपकमूर्ति) or simply Nṛttarūpaka refers to one of the twenty-eighth forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Vātulāgama: twenty-eighth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgama. The forms of Śiva (e.g., Nṛttarūpaka-mūrti) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

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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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