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E S S A Y on The ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. It is true that the Hindus
were in possession of numerous treatises on architecture, sculpture, &c., which
collectively are called the Silpa Sástra,” but unfortunately few traces of them
ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. 11 to the Christian aera, and their
celebrity to have attracted the notice of Ptolemy. The few facts, it is true, that have
been recorded of these dynasties, or preserved by tradition, are unfortunately ...
The latter, however, form no part of the present inquiry, and they are interesting
so far only as being descriptive of the customs of the ancient Hindús, with regard
to their belief in divinations, omens, prodigies, &c., a belief which is still fondly ...
The yoke pole is equal in length to the beam, with holes at both ends, and a
leathern strap attached to each, of two hastas in length, and of the thickness of
the little finger.” ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. 19 “Having yoked
ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. 19 “Having yoked the oxen,”
continues the same author, “a little more to the right than to the left of the pole, or
towards the right hand of the driver, and having recited the appropriate prayers, ...
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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.