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Points are marked in the circumference where the shadow of the gnomon
projects , both in the forenoon and afternoon , that is at any given hour after sun -
rise , and at the same time before sun - set ; and between these points a right line
divided into thirteen parts ; two are given to the abacus , one to the fillet , two to
the madana , * seven to the cimarecta , and one to the cimbia . The upper part of
the shaft , about one and a half diameters below the capital , being divided into ...
Its length should be equal to the ad'hist'hána , which length being divided into
three equal parts , one is given to the projection below ( lambana ) . The breadth
of the bottom of the spout is to be divided into five parts , and three to be given to
The height of the griva being divided into three parts , one is given to the véd'hica
or basement , one to the griva , * and one to the uttira ( entablature ) . The sic'hara
( cupola ) being divided into thirty - two parts , three to be given to the lupa ...
The thirty - first chapter of the Mánasára , as well as the twenty - fourth of the
Máyámata , treat of gópuras , or towers on the gateways of temples ; from both
which works a few extracts will be given below . “ There are five sorts of gateways
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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.