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A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF A SINGLE STORY. (See Plate XXI.) The breadth of
this vimāna, which is measured between the two angular pillars, is divided into
six parts: two are given to the muchb'hadra (or the middle niche), and two to the ...
“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.
... one to the pillar, a half to the entablature, a quarter to the upper base, a half to
the cantha, one to the cupola, and a half to the pinnacle. A VIMÁNA CONSISTING
OF FOUR STORIES. (See Plate XXXI.) “The height of the vimāna being divided ...
A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF FIVE STORIES. (See Plate XXXII.) “The height is to
be divided into twenty-four parts: one and a-half to be given to the base, three to
the pillar, one and a-half to the entablature of the first story; two and a-half to the ...
57 A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF TWELVE STORIES. (See Plate XXXIV.) “The
whole height is to be divided into eighty-seven parts, four to be given to the base,
eight to the pillar, four to the entablature of the first story; seven to the pillar, three
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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.