Sabhakara, Sabha-kara, Sabhākāra: 4 definitions



Sabhakara 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Sabhākāra (सभाकार) refers to “(roof) double-hipped §§ 3.29; 4.38.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sabhakara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sabhākāra (सभाकार).—the builder of a hall.

Derivable forms: sabhākāraḥ (सभाकारः).

Sabhākāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sabhā and kāra (कार).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sabhākāra (सभाकार):—[=sabhā-kāra] [from sabhā] m. the builder of a hall etc., [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sabhākāra (सभाकार):—m. Erbauer einer Halle u.s.w. [Mahābhārata 5, 185.] [Rāmāyaṇa] [Gorresio 2, 87, 3.]

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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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