Ramacandravatara, Rāmacandrāvatāra, Ramacandra-avatara: 1 definition
Ramacandravatara 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Ramachandravatara.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (śilpa)
Rāmacandrāvatāra (रामचन्द्रावतार) or Rāmacandra 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.—[in Rāmacandrāvatāra, ] Rāma is found with two hands where the right hand holds the arrow and the left hand the bow.
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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