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Eight ” of these paramánus make one ratharénu , or grain of dust raised up by the
wheels of carriages ; eight ratharénus one valágra , the point of a hair ; eight
valágras are equal in size to a louse ; eight lice to a grain of yava ; three , three
Then , from each of these two points , and with a radius equal to the distance
between them , describe two more circles cutting each other , and resembling ( in
their points of intersection ) the head and tail of a fish , between which draw a
Let the height of the upapítha be divided into thirty equal parts , give three to the
upána , a half to the campa , three to the mahambuja , a half to the campa , two to
the candhara , a half to the campa , a half to the cshudrapadma , two and a half ...
The pedestal is of the second sort of the pratibandha kind , see Plate I .; and its
height is equal to that of the base , which is one - third of that of the column itself ,
or two diameters . The base is called manchabandha , and is divisible into thirty ...
It is without a pedestal The base is to be divided into eighteen equal parts , two to
be given to the plinth , one to its fillet , three to the cimarecta , three to the cavetto
with its listel , three to the torus , three to the upper cavetto , two to the platband ...
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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.