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Around this a circle is drawn with a cord of twice the height of the gnomon , by
fixing one end of it to its base and carrying ... Then , from each of these two points
, and with a radius equal to the distance between them , describe two more
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 ...
The second sort of column is seven diameters in height ; it is placed in most
examples upon a base and pedestal ; the base is two diameters high ; it belongs
to the species called cumbhandha . ( See Plate II . ) The pedestal is equal in
height to ...
The base is one of those called pratibhadra , and is one diameter in height . 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 ...
height , and the middlemost square is ornamented with the petals of a lotus . “
The altitude of the capital , ” says Cásyapa , may be equal to the higher , lower ,
or the middle diameter of the column . Its breadth may be equal to its height , or
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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.