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“Of nearly equal qualification with him should be the sūtragrahi; he may be either
the son or disciple of the sthapati; he should be particularly skilled in
mathematics, and be strictly obedient to the will of the sthapati.” “A tacshaca, who
is thus ...
15 four descriptions of artisans, sthapati and so forth, let the enlightened
twiceborn" gratify them in every respect, so that buildings may be erected.” “Woe
to them who dwell in a house not built according to the proportions of symmetry.
After the ground has been chosen with due regard to its qualities, the sthapati, in
an auspicious moment, must cause the rites of purification to be performed, the
prescribed oblations made, and consecrated water to be sprinkled on all sides, ...
The sthapati, clad in fresh garments, and adorned with garlands of flowers, waits
the auspicious moment to present his offerings to the deity, and then, guiding the
oxen, draws the first furrow. After this, sudras,” hired for the purpose, complete ...
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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.