Vighnaprasada, aka: Vighnaprasāda, Vighna-prasada; 1 Definition(s)


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Vighnaprasāda (विघ्नप्रसाद) or Vighnaprasādamūrti refers to one of the twenty-eighth forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Vātulāgama: twenty-eighth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgama. The forms of Śiva (eg., Vighna-prasāda) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)
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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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