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... fortunately for him, consisted in learning to read and write the English lan* Ráj
or Rája, according to the Sanscrit pronunciation: Ráz or Ráza, according to the
pronunciation of the same term in the vernacular languages of the South of India.
It is stated to be the production of a sage named Mánasára, and is of great
celebrity in the south of India, as affording copious information on every branch of
the art on which he treats, but particularly on that of building sacred edifices; and
it is ...
That all these treatises were composed in the South of India, there appears
indeed no reason to doubt, for they seem to have been the standards by which
the existing religious structures were reared throughout this part of the peninsula.
... 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.
There should be two tanks # or reservoirs, one towards the south-west and the
other towards the north-east. This village * The goddess of destruction, a form of
Bhavani. f The south of India is famous for the beautiful workmanship of its ...
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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.