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... and one to the st'hāpi (pinnacle). The ad'hist'hána (base) is divisible into twenty
-six parts. The height of the griva being divided into three parts, one is given to
the véd'hica or basement, one to the griva," and one to the uttira (entablature).
Divide the breadth of the latter into nine equal parts, and give one to that of the
dandé or pinnacle, or three times the breadth of the pinnacle may be taken for the
breadth of the phaláca, and one-third of the breadth of the latter for that of the ...
... one to the pillar, a half to the entablature, a quarter to the upper base, a half to
the cantha, one to the cupola, and a half to the pinnacle. A VIMÁNA CONSISTING
OF FOUR STORIES. (See Plate XXXI.) “The height of the vimāna being divided ...
... a-half to the pinnacle. The pedestal below is equal in height to the base.”
Temples of five stories are found in various parts of southern India; and the
design which accompanies, represents one at Rájaráyéswaram, in the province
“The height of the gate-pillars being divided into twenty-one parts, nine to be
given to the pedestal, four to the base, and eight to the pillar, and the remainder
of the pyramid, from the entablature up to the pinnacle, is in height equal to one
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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.