Pancasabha, Pañcasabhā, Panca-sabha: 1 definition


Pancasabha 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchasabha.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (vastu)

Pañcasabhā (पञ्चसभा) refers to the “five halls where Śiva is said to have danced”.—The three famous temples from the pañca-sabhā are the Aruṇācaleśvar Temple at Tiruvaṇṇāmalai, representing the element of Fire, the Śrī Jambukeśvar Akilānteśvari Temple at Tiruvānaikoil, which represents the element of Water; and the Tillai Naṭarāja Temple at Cidambaram, representing the element of Sky.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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