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According to Mánasára , there are three kinds of pedestals ; of which the first is
called védibhadra , the second pratibhadra , and the third manchabhadra . Each
of these are again divided into four sorts , making in all twelve , and each differing
There are three kinds of them . The first is placed on a high pedestal and base :
the whole shaft is divided into ten compartments , each being equal in height to
the hypothenuse of the diameter of the pillar ; and on all the four sides of these ...
... at a distant view to bear some resemblance to the Doric and Ionic capitals ; but
those of a more elaborate kind are sometimes so overloaded with a sort of
filligree ornaments , as to destroy the effect of the beautiful proportions of the
... 2dly . of religious duties diurnal and periodical , of the various kinds of
sacraments , and of ceremonies propitious or expiative , in which within the
village ; if otherwise , it should remain ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE
HINDUS . 45.
An edifice is called sud'ha which is composed of but one kind of material , as
stone , brick , & c . , and this is considered the best of all . Misra is that which is
composed of two kinds of materials , as brick and stone , or stone and metals ;
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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.