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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
A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF A SINGLE STORY . ( See Plate XXI . ) The breadth
of this vimána , which is measured between the two angular pillars , is divided
into six parts : two are given to the muc'hb'hadra ( or the * An ornament made in
which represent the plan and the front and side elevations of the vimána at Sri
Rangam , one of the earliest specimens of sacred architecture which the ancients
have left us in the South of India . The cupola or dome is crowned with four ...
... to the cant'ha , one to the cupola , and a half to the pinnacle . A VIMÁNA
CONSISTING OF FOUR STORIES . ( See Plate XXXI . ) “ The height of the
vimána being divided into nineteen parts , one and a - half is given to the base ,
three to the ...
Temples of five stories are found in various parts of southern India ; and the
design which accompanies , represents one at Rájaráyéswaram , in the province
of Tanjore . A VIMÁNA CONSISTING OF SEVEN STORIES . ( See Plate XXXIII . )
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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.