Yagamandapa, Yaga-mandapa, Yāgamaṇḍapa: 4 definitions
Yagamandapa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: McGill: The architectural theory of the Mānasāra
Yāgamaṇḍapa (यागमण्डप).—In the Śaiva doctrine, the yāgamaṇḍapa symbolizes tbe conceptual forms of Śiva in both adhvan, transcendent, and aṣṭamūrti, eightfold-manifest, modes. Each of the four arches and tbe entirety of the space covered by the maṇḍapa corresponds to each of the five modes of kalādhvan.
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Yāga-maṇḍapa.—(SITI), sacrificial hall in a temple; same as yāga-śālā. Note: yāga-maṇḍapa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāgamaṇḍapa (यागमण्डप):—[=yāga-maṇḍapa] [from yāga] m. n. ‘hall for sacrifices’, a temple, [Catalogue(s)]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)