Someshvaramurti, Someśvaramūrti, Someshvara-murti: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

Someshvaramurti 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 Someśvaramūrti can be transliterated into English as Somesvaramurti or Someshvaramurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)

Someśvaramūrti (सोमेश्वरमूर्ति) or simply Someśvara refers to one of the eight forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Rauravāgama: the sixteenth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas. The forms of Śiva (eg., Someśvara-mūrti) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

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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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