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Around this a circle is drawn with a cord of twice the height of the gnomon , by
fixing one end of it to its base and carrying the other around it . Points are marked
in the circumference where the shadow of the gnomon projects , both in the ...
He divides the pedestals into three sorts , according to the magnitude of the
edifices in which they are to be employed , and makes their height , if I
understand him rightly , to consist of from one - quarter to six times the height of
the base , and ...
OF BASES , The height of a base is equal to either a half , three - quarters , or a
whole diameter of the shaft . When placed under pillars of an inferior sort , in
porticoes and the like , and without a pedestal , its height is stated to be one -
The general rule laid down in the Manasára is this : “ The intercolumniation may
be either two , three , four , or five diameters ; it is measured in three ways , lst .
from the inner extremity of the base of one pillar to that of another ; 2dly . from the
Let a water - spout be made over the base on the back wall of the garb'hagriha ,
on the left side of the idol , either towards the east or the north , according as the
temple may face towards the south or the east . The thickness of the spout should
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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.