Shrivajra, Śrīvajra, Shri-vajra: 1 definition

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Shrivajra 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 Śrīvajra can be transliterated into English as Srivajra or Shrivajra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Śrīvajra (श्रीवज्र) refers to a type of pillar (stambha). Its description is found in texts such as the Mayamata (verse 15.26).

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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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