Pattabandha, Paṭṭabandha, Patta-bandha: 5 definitions


Pattabandha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra

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 further two sub-varieties.

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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)

Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD

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.

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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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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Paṭṭa-bandha.—(EI 5, 22, 26), coronation; crowning cere- mony. Note: paṭṭa-bandha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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.

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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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