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The eighth chapter gives a minute description of sacrifices and other devotional
rites , to be performed on various occasions in the building of temples , houses ,
& c . The ninth chapter treats of villages and towns , and prescribes rules for the ...
... to form any opinion of the precise time at which it was composed ; and in the
section which gives rules for carving statues ... under the auspices of the founder
of the Pándya government , a circumstance which , if admitted , would give to this
And as the Mahabharat , which is believed to have been composed by Vyása , in
the beginning of the Caliyug , makes mention of the Pandya and Chóla
governments , we must give them credit for a higher antiquity . That the religion
... the result will give the difference of the shadow for the given time ; it will then
be only necessary to remove the eastern or western point so far towards the
south or north , according as the difference of the shadow on the second day may
be in ...
Let the whole height be divided into eight equal parts ; give one to the ad'hist
hána ( base ) , two to the páda ( pillar ) , one to the prastara ( entablature ) , one
to the griva ( the neck of the dome ) , two to the sic'hara ( cupola ) , and one to the
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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.