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Padasvastika, aka: Pada-svastika; 1 Definition(s)


Padasvastika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Śilpaśāstra (iconography)

The Padasvastika-asana is an Asana (position of body). The weight is supported on one leg, while the other leg is crossed in front of it, lightly supported by the toes. It is a position which represents benevolent tranquility and relaxation and which is particularly common for Krishna when he is playing the flute.

Source: Google Books: The Book of Hindu Imagery: Gods, Manifestations and Their Meaning

about this context:

Śilpaśāstra (शिल्पशास्त्र, shilpa-shastra) represents the ancient Indian science of creative arts such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vāstuśāstra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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