Prasadagriha, Prāsādagṛha, Prasada-griha: 1 definition


Prasadagriha 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 Prāsādagṛha can be transliterated into English as Prasadagrha or Prasadagriha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Prāsādagṛha (प्रासादगृह) refers to “(between) the temple and residence”, according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [trees for the surrounding gardens]—“The residence for the Āśramins has been described to you in particular; and [also] the intervening area between the temple and residence (prāsādagṛhāprāsādagṛhayoḥ), and trees. The surrounding wall, with its measurements, has been described for temples. [...]”.

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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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