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Viṣṇudurga, aka: Vishnu-durga; 1 Definition(s)

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Viṣṇudurga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Viṣṇudurga can be transliterated into English as Vishnudurga or Visnudurga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vāstuśāstra (architecture)

Viṣṇudurga (विष्णुदुर्ग).—Viṣṇudurga, which are found in good number. This form of Durga is commonly noticed in almost in all the temples built in the Tamil tradition. The Texts prescribe that the northern and southern walls of the antarāla are to be installed with the images of Mahiṣamardini and Gaṇeśa respectively. Therefore, the sculptures of Viṣṇudurga are found carved in the northern niche of almost all the temples.

Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD

about this context:

Vāstuśāstra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vastu-shastra) refers to the knowledge of architecture. It is a branch of ancient Indian science dealing with topics such architecture, construction, sculpture and their relation with the cosmic universe.

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