Utsavabera, aka: Utsava-bera; 1 Definition(s)


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Shilpashastra (iconography)

[Utsavabera in Shilpashastra glossaries]

Utsavabera (उत्सवबेर, “festival image”).—The icon which is taken out in procession on festivals. The compound Utsavabera is composed of the Sanskrit words Utsava (‘ceremony’ or ‘festival’) and Bera (‘image’ or ‘icon’).

(Source): Red Zambala: Hindu Icons and Symbols | Introduction
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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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