Pushpadantaka, Puṣpadantaka: 6 definitions
Pushpadantaka 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 Puṣpadantaka can be transliterated into English as Puspadantaka or Pushpadantaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Puṣpadantaka (पुष्पदन्तक).—Gayā-śilā known as.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 108. 48.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)
Puṣpadantaka (पुष्पदन्तक) (or Puṣpadanta) refers to one of the deities to be installed in the ground plan for the construction of houses, according to the Bṛhatkālottara, chapter 112 (the vāstuyāga-paṭala).—The plan for the construction is always in the form of a square. That square is divided into a grid of cells (padas). [...] Once these padas have been laid out, deities [e.g., Puṣpadantaka] are installed in them. In the most common pattern 45 deities are installed.
Puṣpadantaka as a doorway deity is associated with the Nakṣatra called Uttaraphālgunī and the consequence is vṛddhida. [...] The Mayasaṃgraha (verse 5.156-187) describes a design for a 9-by-9-part pura, a residential complex for a community and its lead figure. [...] This record lists a place for music at food storage at Sugrīva, Puṣpadanta and Pracetas.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A chief of the Gand'harbas. E. kan added to the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṣpadantaka (पुष्पदन्तक):—[puṣpa-dantaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Idem.
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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 (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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