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but the portion I have in my possession contains no more than forty - one
chapters , in which are described the measures used in architecture , sculpThe
first chapter treats of the measures used in architecture , sculpture , carpentry , &
c .; the ...
It next treats of the mystical rites practised in honour of Vástu , preparatory to the
building of sacred edifices , or of altars for sacrifices ; of villages , towns , and
cities , the fruits to be derived from building and peopling them with Brahmans ;
The first chapter of the Manasára treats of the several measurements used in
architecture , sculpture , & c . In measuring space , the Hindús commonly take
their reckoning from the most minute quantity or extent ; and Mánasára , like
However , the latter invariably treat of a pedestal and base as separate bodies ,
as they are sometimes employed without pillars . These several members of the
order have also been subdivided into various inferior parts , and the whole are ...
The title of a religious book held in high reverence by the followers of Siva , and
which treats , Ist , of several species of charities , such as the building of a
caravanserai , and digging of tanks and wells for the accommodation of travellers
; 2dly ...
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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.