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It consists of from one to five parallel streets , running in one direction , generally
from east to west , and of two more streets forming right angles at both the
extremities of the five parallel streets , and also of a third crossing the middle of
The breadth of the sic'hara being divided into five parts , three are to be given to
that of the pattica , 9 which being divided into five parts , three and a - half are
given to the breadth of the padma above , one - third of it to the * Griva is here
A VIMANA CONSISTING OF FIVE STORIES . ( See Plate XXXII . ) “ The height is
to be divided into twenty - four parts : one and a - half to be given to the base ,
three to the pillar , one and a half to the entablature of the first story ; two and a -
There are five sorts of gateways , namely , dwarasól'ha ( the gate of splendour ) ,
dwárasála ( the gate of the mansion ) , dwaraprasáda ( the propitious gate ) ,
dwáraharmya ( the gate of the palace ) , and dwaragópura ( the turreted gate ) .
A GÓPURA CONSISTING OF TWELVE STORIES . ( See Plates XLI . and XLII . ) “
The height of the gate - pillars is three - quarters of the breadth of the plan , and it
being divided into five parts , two to be given to the pedestal , one to the base ...
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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.