Vishapaharanamurti, Viṣāpaharaṇamūrti, Vishapaharana-murti: 1 definition
Vishapaharanamurti 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 Viṣāpaharaṇamūrti can be transliterated into English as Visapaharanamurti or Vishapaharanamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shilpa)
1) Viṣāpaharaṇamūrti (विषापहरणमूर्ति) or simply Viṣāpaharaṇa refers to one of the twenty-eighth forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Vātulāgama: twenty-eighth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgama. The forms of Śiva (e.g., Viṣāpaharaṇa-mūrti) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.
2) Viṣāpaharaṇamūrti is also listed among the ten forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Ajitāgama (under the Raudrarūpa heading): the fifth among the Siddhāntaśaivāgamas.
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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The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 2.1 - Vishapaharana-murti (depiction of swallowing the poison) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Introduction to second volume < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]