Ugrabandha, aka: Ugra-bandha; 1 Definition(s)

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Shilpashastra (iconography)

[Ugrabandha in Shilpashastra glossaries]

Ugrabandha (उग्रबन्ध) refers to a variety of adhiṣṭhāna, which is a pedestal or base of a structure, and a very important component in the art of construction (śilpa). Ugrabandha is mentioned in the Mānasāra (chapter 14) as having a furher four sub-varieties. It is also mentioned in the Mayamata and the Śilparatna.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra
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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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