Pattabandha, aka: Paṭṭabandha, Patta-bandha; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Paṭṭabandha (पट्टबन्ध) refers to a variety of adhiṣṭhāna, which is a pedestal or base of a structure, and a very important component in the art of construction (śilpa). Paṭṭabandha is mentioned in the Mānasāra (chapter 14) as having a furher two sub-varieties.

Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra
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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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Vastushastra (architecture)

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Paṭṭabandha (पट्टबन्ध).—A type of adhiṣṭhāna (‘pedestal’);—Paṭṭabandha-adhiṣṭhāna is mentioned only in the Mānasāra (verses 14.149-152). The plinth, as the name itself suggests, should possess a dominating paṭṭa i.e. paṭṭikā. Major mouldings like upāna, jagati, paṭṭikā and kapota are found in this plinth amongst which, importance is given to paṭṭikā with a number of fillets on its sides.

Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Paṭṭabandha (पट्टबन्ध).—

1) wearing dress.

2) binding the head with a crown or turban.

Derivable forms: paṭṭabandhaḥ (पट्टबन्धः).

Paṭṭabandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms paṭṭa and bandha (बन्ध). See also (synonyms): paṭṭabandhana.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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