By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Bhadrapitha, BhadrapITha, Bhadrapitha
Bhadrapītha literally means ‘the auspicious pedestal’.
If the height of the pedestal is sixteen units accommodated in eight parts, then, it is called ‘bhadrapītha’. The parts are reckoned from the bottom to the top. Their measurements are as follows:
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore