Urupratishthita, Ūrupratiṣṭhita, Uru-pratishthita: 1 definition



Urupratishthita 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 Ūrupratiṣṭhita can be transliterated into English as Urupratisthita or Urupratishthita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Shodhganga: Vaisnava Agamas And Visnu Images

Ūrupratiṣṭhita (ऊरुप्रतिष्ठित) is another name for Ūruhasta: one of the various hand-poses (hastas or mudrās) defined in treatises such as the Pāñcarātra, Pādmasaṃhitā and Vaikhānasa-āgamas, extensively dealing with the technical features of temple art, iconography and architecture in Vaishnavism.—Ūruhasta and Ūrupratiṣṭhita seems to be same as [Kaṭihasta] but it slightly differs by placement of hand. [...]

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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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