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I have now in my possession four standard treatises on architecture, and expect
to have some more from different provinces; and I confidently hope that the result
of my investigation will enable me to present to the Royal Asiatic Society, ...
E S S A Y on The ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. It is true that the Hindus
were in possession of numerous treatises on architecture, sculpture, &c., which
collectively are called the Silpa Sástra,” but unfortunately few traces of them
ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. 11 to the Christian aera, and their
celebrity to have attracted the notice of Ptolemy. The few facts, it is true, that have
been recorded of these dynasties, or preserved by tradition, are unfortunately ...
With respect to other branches of the art on which information is wanting, it is
stated by good authorities, and there is reason to believe the statement, that
military architecture is treated of at length in some of the ancient treatises on
ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. 19 “Having yoked the oxen,”
continues the same author, “a little more to the right than to the left of the pole, or
towards the right hand of the driver, and having recited the appropriate prayers, ...
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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.