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A vimána consists , according to the former , ' of from one to twelve stories ; ' and
according to the latter , .of from one to ... oblong , circular , oval , or the like ; or it
may be of a mixed nature , composed partly of one and partly of another form .
A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF A SINGLE STORY . ( See Plate XXI . ) The breadth
of this vimána , which is measured between the two angular pillars , is divided
into six parts : two are given to the muc'hb'hadra ( or the * An ornament made in
The great padma or lotus under the pinnacle should be made to consist of eight
petals , and the rest of the ornaments made in such a manner as to give a
graceful appearance to the whole . ” A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF TWO STORIES
... to the cant'ha , one to the cupola , and a half to the pinnacle . A VIMÁNA
CONSISTING OF FOUR STORIES . ( See Plate XXXI . ) “ The height of the
vimána being divided into nineteen parts , one and a - half is given to the base ,
three to the ...
A VIMANA CONSISTING OF FIVE STORIES . ( See Plate XXXII . ) “ The height is
to be divided into twenty - four parts ... A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF SEVEN
STORIES . ( See Plate XXXIII . ) The height is divided into thirty - six parts ; two to
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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.