Padasara, Paḍasara: 4 definitions
Padasara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: Vaisnava Agamas And Visnu Images
Pādasara (पादसर) refers to a type of “ornaments of leg” (padabhūṣaṇa), as defined in treatises such as the Pāñcarātra, Pādmasaṃhitā and Vaikhānasa-āgamas, extensively dealing with the technical features of temple art, iconography and architecture in Vaishnavism.—Pādasara are the ornaments decorating the top of the foot, below the ankles. These generally have the shape of a “garland” or chain, which appears to swaying smoothly over the surface of the feet.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
paḍasara (पडसर).—a W paḍasāra a P (paḍaṇēṃ & sara Like.) Desolate, uninhabited, uncultivated--a village, land.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
paḍasara (पडसर).—a paḍasāra a Desolate, uninhabited, uncultivated.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Pādasara (ಪಾದಸರ):—[noun] an ornamental chain for the ankles.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Starts with: Patacaram.
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