Vishvakarmaprakasha, aka: Vishvakarma-prakasha, Viśvakarmaprakāśa; 1 Definition(s)


Vishvakarmaprakasha 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 Viśvakarmaprakāśa can be transliterated into English as Visvakarmaprakasa or Vishvakarmaprakasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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The Viśvakarmaprakāsa (विश्वकर्मप्रकास) is an architectural treatise attributed to Viśvakarman, the creator deity who is said to have been the first teacher of all craftsmen, as mentioned in the Ṛgveda. The text is divided into thirteen chapters on different aspects of construction, and covers houses (chapter 4), temples (chapter 6), and forts (chapter 11).

Source: Cambridge Sanskrit Manuscripts: Viśvakarmaprakāśa

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