The concave part of it , when placed with its bottom reversed , is often so
designed as to project forward or rise up , after having touched , as it were , the
fillet below , with a small perpendicular curvature , resembling in shape the petal
of the ...
When placed under pillars of an inferior sort , in porticoes and the like , and
without a pedestal , its height is stated to be one - fourth , or one - third of that of
the whole pillar . To bases , or rather basements , raised under pilasters in
The second sort of column is seven diameters in height ; it is placed in most
examples upon a base and pedestal ; the base is two diameters high ; it belongs
to the species called cumbhandha . ( See Plate II . ) The pedestal is equal in
height to ...
Moreover , the idol to be placed in the vimana , called sť hánaca , should be in an
erect posture ; that to be placed in the ásana , in a sitting ; and that to be placed in
the sayana , in a recumbent posture . ” “ Vimanas are again divided into five ...
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
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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.