Vrishavahanamurti, aka: Vṛṣavāhanamūrti, Vrishavahana-murti; 1 Definition(s)

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Vrishavahanamurti 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 Vṛṣavāhanamūrti can be transliterated into English as Vrsavahanamurti or Vrishavahanamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Vṛṣavāhanamūrti (वृषवाहनमूर्ति) or simply Vṛṣavāhana refers to one of the eighteen forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Śilparatna (twenty-second adhyāya): a technical treatise by Śrīkumāra on Śilpaśāstra. The forms of Śiva (eg., Vṛṣavāhana-mūrti) 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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