Uragabandha, aka: Uraga-bandha; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Uragabandha (उरगबन्ध).—See nāgapāśa.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 20. 4.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vastushastra (architecture)

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Uragabandha (उरगबन्ध).—A type of adhiṣṭhāna (‘pedestal’);—Mayamata (verses 13.21-22) mentions one type of uragabandha-adhiṣṭhāna, while Mānasāra (verses 14.23-24) mentions four types of four different heights. Uragabandha-adhiṣṭhāna, according to Mayamata, should possess two main string courses resembling a serpent’s mouth and a torus moulding. It also says that it is suitable for palaces of gods, brahmins and kings. Mānasāra states that this type of base is shaped like the face of a snake and fumished with two pratis at the top and the kumbha (pitcher torus) is circular.

Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD
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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-English dictionary

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Uragabandha (उरगबन्ध).—A class of bases (of columns &c.) shaped like the face of a snake.

Derivable forms: uragabandhaḥ (उरगबन्धः).

Uragabandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uraga and bandha (बन्ध).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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