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Vrishabhasahitamurti, aka: Vrishabha-sahita-murti, Vṛṣabhasahitamūrti; 1 Definition(s)

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Vrishabhasahitamurti 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 Vṛṣabhasahitamūrti can be transliterated into English as Vrsabhasahitamurti or Vrishabhasahitamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vāstuśāstra (architecture)

Vṛṣabhasahitamūrti (वृषभसहितमूर्ति).—Śiva is standing in tribhaṅga. Behind him is the standing Nandī. Śiva is resting his left elbow on the hump of Nandī, and Nandī is licking fingers of Śiva’s left hand. Śiva’s two upper hands hold paraśu and mṛga, while his lower right hand is in abhayamudra. Śiva stands on a pedestal supported by bhāravāhakas. There is a flat simple and big halo behind Śiva. The ears and kuṇḍalas of Śiva are carved very prominently and his locks of hair arranged in a peculiar but stylistic manner is noteworthy. This form of Śiva is also called by the name, Pradoṣamūrti, the worship of which, at the pradoṣakāla (dusk) is considered very auspicious and fruitful.

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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