Sushlishtasandhi, Suśliṣṭasandhi, Sushlishta-sandhi: 1 definition


Sushlishtasandhi 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 Suśliṣṭasandhi can be transliterated into English as Suslistasandhi or Sushlishtasandhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Suśliṣṭasandhi (सुश्लिष्टसन्धि) refers to “well-set joints” (of the fingers of the feet of a Hawk), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, [while discussing the yellow-eyed division of hawks]: “The following are the good points common to all these birds, namely, the ‘stalke’ (leg) should be short, round, thick and strong, the feet should have long fingers, well-set in their joints (suśliṣṭasandhi-bandha) and with fierce nails. Their whole make should be like the Svastika mark (+)”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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