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... comprehends the whole of the mechanical arts, is applied commonly, and
perhaps by way of pre-eminence, to architecture. * A follower of Vishnu. * In order
that a E S S A Y ...
... and every 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
“The temples of Vishnu, in whatever form that deity may be worshipped, ... 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 case of Vishnu too, if the idol is to be consecrated according to the system
of Wayghanasa” it may be admitted within, but if according to the doctrines of
Páncharátrat it should be placed without the village. The shrines of Durgā, ...
... story, should be placed directly under the outer pillar of the same ornament, in
the story immediately above.” A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF FIVE STORIES. (See
Plate XXXII.) “The. * Vishnu under different forms. and a-half to the pinnacles.”
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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.