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... portions of the four works first named , and a few detached chapters or sections
of each of the rest , it was with considerable difficulty ; and unfortunately , the
manuscripts which I have collected , are not of a very useful description .
but the portion I have in my possession contains no more than forty - one
chapters , in which are described the measures used in architecture , sculpThe
first chapter treats of the measures used in architecture , sculpture , carpentry , &
c .; the ...
The first chapter of the Manasára treats of the several measurements used in
architecture , sculpture , & c . In measuring space , the Hindús commonly take
their reckoning from the most minute quantity or extent ; and Mánasára , like
The sixth chapter of the Mánasára is exclusively devoted to this subject , the fifth
containing directions for performing certain religious rites to propitiate the
presiding deities of the soil . The first section of the Cásyapa combines both these
The remaining parts of this chapter enumerate , at much length , the proportions
of the component parts of no less than sixty - four different sorts of bases , under
various denominations , as prati bandha , ecabandha , praticram a ...
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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.