... every artist proverbially knows that there have been thirty - two principal , and
as many subordinate works on this subject . In a Tamil controversial work entitled
Iru - samaya - villacam , or “ the illustration of the two systems , ” ( i . e . of Vishnu
The temples of Vishnu , in whatever form that deity may be worshipped , should
be erected within the village facing ... Bhallata , * Arya , * or Sauruya , * should be
invariably assigned to the temple of Vishnu , but the shrine of Siva should be ...
In the case of Vishnu too , if the idol is to be consecrated according to the system
of Vayghánasa * it may be admitted within , but if according to the doctrines of
Páncharátrat it should be placed without the village . The shrines of Durga ...
... should be placed directly under the outer pillar of the same ornament , in the
story immediately above . " * Vishnu under different forms . A VIMANA
CONSISTING OF FIVE STORIES . ( See Plate ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE
The Vishnu Purana ; translated by Professor Wilson . This is one of the Puranas
of the Vaishnava order . It is very full on the subject of the principal votaries of
Vishnu ; and contains a copious genealogy of Hindu kings , and the life 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.