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The upper ornaments of this column occupy two diameters , and the capital takes
three - quarters of the diameter , which is to be divided into ten parts : two to be
given to the abacus , which projects half a diameter , one to the strings of pearls ...
Above these again is the lower collarino , in height about a quarter of a diameter ,
then the ornament called cumb'ha , which is half a diameter high and projects as
much ; next the upper collarino , a little less than the lower one ; next the ...
... to the entablature , five to the upper pillars , two to the upper entablature , one
to the upper base , two to the can'tha , four to the cupola , and two to the pinnacle
. ” A VIMANA CONSISTING OF THREE STORIES . ( See Plates XXVI . and XXX . )
In the lower story is placed the statue of the god whose name the temple bears ;
in the upper that of Ranganát'ha * recumbently , and in the third that of
Paravásudéva , * sitting under the canopy of a cobra de capello . of a cobra de
to be given to the pedestal , one to the base , and two to the pillars ; and the
upper part of the pyramid , which is equal in height to the breadth of the ground -
plan , being divided into twenty - nine parts , two are to be given to the
entablature of ...
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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.