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... the different parts of an edifice, its ornaments, pedestals, bases, pillars,
entablatures, &c.; the various sorts of temples, consisting of from one to twelve
stories high; the construction of mantapas or porticoes, gates, and doorways,
It next treats of the mystical rites practised in honour of Västu, preparatory to the
building of sacred edifices, or of altars for sacrifices; of villages, towns, and cities,
the fruits to be derived from building and peopling them with Bráhmans; the ...
divested of all the extraneous matter with which they abound, contain little more
than a dry detail of the technical names, and of the proportions of the several
members of a sacred edifice. It has already been stated that considerable
portions of ...
In building an edifice, therefore, let all its parts, from the basement to the roof, be
duly considered.” The word sthapati is from stha, that which is fixed or formed,
and pati lord or master, and consequently, like the Greek Agxtsztwy, signifies a ...
It was full of precious stones, and resplendent with stately edifices and beautiful
apartments. ... The form of the edifice may be uniformly the same from the
basement up to the spire, whether it be square, oblong, circular, oval, or the like;
or it ...
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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.