The remainder of the work appears to contain ample information respecting the
whole process in the construction of images , and of cars and other vehicles in
which the gods are carried in procession ; but these subjects are more
... the construction of a gnomon for the purpose of determining the cardinal points
, the division of the ground - plan into several parts for religious as well as
domestic purposes , and the performance of sacrifices previous to the
Some of these pieces are descriptive of the construction of temples , some of the
towers over gateways , some contain directions for laying the foundation of a
building , some treat of the auspicious and inauspicious seasons for the ...
Thus the hasthas are fourfold ; the first or cishcu is employed in the construction
of couches , vehicles , and the like ; the second or prájápatya is used in building
temples , pyramids , & c .; the third or dhanurmusti in constructing houses ; and ...
... and the construction of a chariot , & c . The principal qualifications of an
architect consist in a knowledge of various branches of learning , such as
arithmetic , geometry , drawing , sculpture , mythology , astrology , & c . , the
usefulness of all 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.