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... to the st'húpi ( 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
dandá or pinnacle , or three times the breadth of the pinnacle may be taken for
the breadth of the p'haláca , and one - third of the breadth of the latter for that of
The cupola or dome is crowned with four pinnacles over the front portico , and
four more across the former over the principal cell ; and in the tabernacle
immediately below the cupola , stands the statue of Paravásudéva , a form of
... three - quarters to the entablature , a half to the base , one to the pillar , a half to
the entablature , a quarter to the upper base , a half to the cant'ha , one to the
cupola , and a half to the pinnacle . A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF FOUR STORIES
... twice that to the cavetto above , twice that to the cupola , which should be
surmounted by five pinnacles equal in height ... and eight to the pillar , and the
remainder of the pyramid , from the entablature up to the pinnacle , is in height
equal 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.