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Again , from the southern and northern points . which touch the circumference of
the inner circle respectively , and with the same radius , describe two more circles
, and the points of intersection on the two other sides will indicate the east and ...
Various names are given to pillars , by way of distinction , with regard to their
forms : “ A square pillar is called brahmacánta ; an octangular one , vishnucánta ;
that which is circular or has sixteen sides , rudracánta ; that which has five sides ...
... all the four sides of these compartments are sculptured , in relief , four small
pillars or pilasters supporting an entablature . ... side of the ten compartments into
which the shaft is divided , with an ornamented niche in the middle , which in the
It has four streets of equal length on the four sides within the wall , meeting one
another at right angles , and two more ... may be formed three , four , five , or as
many more streets as the extent of the village will admit on each side parallel to ...
A vimána consists , according to the former , ' of from one to twelve stories ; ' and
according to the latter , .of from one to sixteen stories ; ' and • is made round ,
quadrangular , or of six or eight sides . ' The form of the edifice may be uniformly
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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.