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... 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 .
There should be two tanks t or reservoirs , one towards the south - west and the
other towards the north - east . This village * The goddess of destruction , a form
of Bhavani . † The south of India is famous for the beautiful workmanship of its ...
A tank or reservoir should be constructed either on the south or north side , or
near either of these two points , for ablutionary and culinary purposes . ” “ The
village called Nandyávartta , is either square or oblong . It is divisible into as
compartments called Divya and Mánushya three or four more parallel streets may
be made from east to west , with as many cross ones from north to south , forming
as it were so many courts or enclosures . Two broad streets run through the ...
Let a water - spout be made over the base on the back wall of the garb'hagriha ,
on the left side of the idol , either towards the east or the north , according as the
temple may face towards the south or the east . The thickness of the spout should
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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.