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... the works in question, and which are mostly patronymics of the deities who
were believed to have revealed the particular art or arts on which each work
treated, or of the authors of the treatises themselves, the renowned Rishis or holy
The twenty-ninth chapter treats of Prácāras or outer courts of temples; the thirtieth
of the attendant deities, and the ... into the temples; the thirty-second of Mantapás
or porticoes, or resting-places for the deity; the thirty-third of Sálas or halls; the ...
The sixth chapter of the Mánasāra 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
An enumeration of the several figures, and of the deities presiding over their
various parts, would however be little interesting or instructive to the European
reader. G and after offering the prescribed sacrifices to the deities presiding.
This temple has been selected for a specimen on account of the singularity of the
plan, and of the three different deities being worshipped one above another, in as
many stories, of which it is composed. “The height of this temple is divided into ...
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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.