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... which contain designs of twenty - eight sorts of bases , with the heights and
projections of all their parts therein notified . OF PILLARS . The fifteenth chapter
of the Mánasára treats of the several sorts of pillars , their various dimensions ,
The capital given to the first design of this pillar is taken from a model found at
Tiruvattúr , near Madras ; it is the same which Mánasára and others call
tarangabódhica , and is one diameter high and projects equal to its height .
Speaking of this ...
In this manner the author goes on describing the forms and arrangements of the
remaining sorts of villages ; but as the accompanying designs ( Plates XLIII to
XLVI ) will , it is hoped , render the subject more intelligible , I shall close this
... with the assistance of the designs that accompany this essay , will , it is hoped ,
serve as a standard by which to determine the proportions of the rest of this class
of buildings . A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF A SINGLE STORY . ( See Plate XXI . ) ...
... and other classes . The designs have been taken by an artist on the spot , and
the proportions of the different parts of which the temple is composed are ,
according to his account , as follows : “ The whole height of the vimána is divided
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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.