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A minuter description of the plough is contained in the first section of the Cásyapa
, the insertion of which may not be irrelevant in this place, as affording some proof
that, how rude soever this useful implement of the Hindú husbandmen of the ...
The first section of the Cásyapa combines both these topics, and the fifth of the
Máyámata corresponds with the sixth of the Mánasóra ; but the portions of the
manuscripts which are in my possession are so imperfect from the causes before
The fifteenth chapter of the Mánasára treats of the several sorts of pillars, their
various dimensions, forms, and ornaments, as does likewise the ninth section of
the Cásyapa : the two together seem to afford all the requisite information on this
ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. 35 height, and the middlemost
square is ornamented with the petals of a lotus. “ The altitude of the capital,” says
Cásyapa, “may be equal to the higher, lower, or the middle diameter of the
The same subject is also treated of in several sections of the Cásyapa. “A vimāna
consists, according to the former, of from one to twelve stories;' and according to
the latter, of from one to sixteen stories;' and 'is made round, quadrangular, or of ...
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.