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There should be four large gates, one on each side of the enclosing wall of the
village, and as many smaller ones at the ... north-east angle, one dedicated to
Siva, a shrine, for Chamunda,” should be built near the north gate without the
The whole village should be secured by a quadrangular wall, and a ditch around
it, with four large and as many small gates, in the middle of the sides and at the
angular points. Without the northern gate should be erected a temple * The ...
The same rule is to be observed with regard to the gates of temples. In the front of
the houses should be erected a védica, or raised seat or pedestal on each side of
the door.” “The gates and doorways of temples and houses of all classes of ...
“There are five sorts of gateways, namely, duárasob'ha (the gate of splendour),
duárasāla (the gate of the mansion), duáraprasada (the propitious gate),
dwóraharmya (the gate of the palace), and dwóragópura (the turreted gate). The
“The height of the principal pillars of the gate, which should be threequarters of
the breadth of the ground-plan, being divided into three and three-quarters parts,
three-quarters to be given to the pedestal, one to the base, two to the pillars, and
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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.