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Two broad streets run through the middle of the village, from east to west and
from north to south, cutting one another in the middle, where there should be
erected either “a temple for Brahma, or a mantapa for general meetings.” At each
of the ...
“Temples consist of the garb'hagriha (the womb of the house), the antarála (the
anti-temple), and the ardha mantapa (the front portico). The diameter of the whole
length of the building, including the walls, is to be divided into four and a-half or ...
“Temples on a large scale have three or four successive porticoes attached to
them in the front, which are called ard'ha-mantapa, mahámantapa, st'hapana
mantapa, urittya mantapa, &c. Ard'hamantapas are sometimes made broader
than 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.