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It must be from one to one and a half hasta in length , with a tapering point
resembling the leaf of a bambu , furnished with a share of three , five , or six
angulas long and two thick , and with a beam of three yards in length . This
machine is to be ...
Let a head be fashioned in the bosom of the mould - board , of fourteen angulas
in length , and the remainder of the inverted piece may be said to be taken up by
the hole in which the beam and the handle are joined together . Let the mould ...
not previous to making the morning and afternoon shadows , but afterwards ; and
in this case , the shadow being marked in the first instance , the circle is
described from the centre of the gnomon , with a radius equal to the length of the
Vimánas are further distinguished into three kinds , namely , st'hanaca , ásana ,
and sáyana ; the first having reference to the height , the second to the breadth ,
the third to the length . Moreover , the idol to be placed in the vimana , called sť ...
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
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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.