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... artist proverbially knows that there have been thirty-two principal, and as many
subordinate works on this subject. In a Tamil controversial work entitled Iru-
samaya-villacam, or “the illustration of the two systems,” (i.e. of Vishnu and Siva),
... and is stated in the preface to have been revealed to the author personally by
Siva; and in consequence, the former is frequently addressed throughout the
book by the appellation of Dwijóttama, “ the best of the twice-born,” and the like.
... carving statues, directions are likewise given for carving those of the
personages here mentioned, who have been admitted among the inferior
divinities, and assumed their places around the temple of Siva, particularly in the
South of India.
In the part presided over by Varuna or Maytra, should be erected a temple for
Vishnu; and in that presided over by Adita, at the north-east angle, one dedicated
to Siva, a shrine, for Chamunda,” should be built near the north gate without the ...
That part of the figure which belongs to Mitra,” Bhallata," Arya,” or Sauruya,"
should be invariably assigned to the temple of Vishnu, but the shrine of Siva
should be built in the compartments presided over by Indra," Indraja," Rudra,"
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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.