Vidyashakti, Vidyāśakti, Vidya-shakti: 1 definition
Vidyashakti 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 Vidyāśakti can be transliterated into English as Vidyasakti or Vidyashakti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Wisdom Library: Elements of Hindu Iconograpy
Vidyāśakti (विद्याशक्ति):—Another name for Icchāśakti (third of the five Śakti to evolve, at the end of an aeonic destruction, called saṃhāra). It is called so because it understand māyā, the objects ushered into existence by the māyā and the distinction of the soul from the above two.
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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