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But some learned men to whom I mentioned this circumstance , rather than
concur in an opinion which detracts from the antiquity of these works , are
inclined to think that the passages in question are modern interpolations . The
small portion ...
It has already been stated that considerable portions of the works above -
mentioned , are replete with minute descriptions of religious rites , to be
performed on various occasions from the commencement , to the completion of a
building , as ...
mentioned . Nay , soine have gone even so far as to forbid the lower class from
occupying the ground suited to the higher , and vice verså , on pain of incurring
the severest vengeance of heaven ; but the principle on which these distinctions
If the emblem of Siva ( Linga ) is to be consecrated according to the Siddhanta A'
gama , t it may be placed * Denoting certain compartments in the mystic figure
before mentioned . † The title of a religious book held in high reverence by the ...
... here used to signify that hollow space which supports an entablature under the
cupola , though the term is generally applied to denote the whole ornament ,
consisting of the base , the hollow space , and the entablature before - mentioned
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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.