From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
Iconographical works describe kaṭi-bandha and udarabandha for certain images like those of Gaṇeśa. It is of various forms and should be shown above the navel and below the chest, covering the belly.
- kaṭi-bandha means waist-band.
- Udarbandha means belly-band.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore