Parashuramavatara, Paraśurāmāvatāra, Parashurama-avatara: 2 definitions
Parashuramavatara 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 Paraśurāmāvatāra can be transliterated into English as Parasuramavatara or Parashuramavatara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (śilpa)
Paraśurāmāvatāra (परशुरामावतार) or Paraśurāma is one of the daśāvatāra (ten incarnations) of Viṣṇu, is found depicted at the Kallazhagar Temple in Madurai, which represents a sacred place for the worship of Viṣṇu.—Paraśurāma has two hands holding paraśu (axe) in his right hand and visiri (fan of palm leaves) in his left hand. His legs are found in āyata-maṇḍala.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paraśurāmāvatāra (परशुरामावतार):—[=paraśu-rāmāvatāra] [from paraśu-rāma > paraśu] m. Name of [work]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Starts with: Parashuramavatarakathana.
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