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... 1 1. padma; 12. capáta, &c., which are circular. And as these mouldings
frequently occur in the description of the several sorts of pedestals and bases
which will be presently exhibited, a brief notice of their respective forms and uses,
as well ...
Divide the height of the upapítha into twenty-six parts, and let three be given to
the upána, one to the campa, two to the padma, one to the campa, eleven to the
cantha, one to the campa, two to the padma," three to the capóta, one to the
The whole spout being divided into five parts, three to be given to the cugmala,”
one to the padma,t and one to the vajina or fillet. On the surface of the spout a
cavity is to be made for discharging the water, from one to five angulas broad.
“The breadth of the sic'hara being divided into five parts, three are to be given to
that of the pattica, which being divided into five parts, three and a-half are given
to the breadth of the padma above, one-third of it to the * Griva is here used to ...
“The great padma or lotus under the pinnacle should be made to consist of eight
petals, and the rest of the ornaments made in such a manner as to give a graceful
appearance to the whole.” A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF TWO STORIES.
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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.