... on the other ; corroboration by reference to existing edifices , and the ability to
exhibit the results at length deduced , in the technical and scientific language of a
foreign people , were all equally necessary to the completion of the task . It must ...
... with reference to their points ; the eighteenth of Vimánas , temples , or palaces
in general . Twelve successive chapters , from the nineteenth to the twenty -
eighth , contain descriptions of temples surmounted by pyramidal domes ,
... of the four classes , with reference to the five qualities aboveIt * Brahmans , C'
shetriyas , Vais'yas , or men of the first , second , or third classes . mentioned .
Nay , soine have gone even so far ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS .
Hindú architects have invariably taken the dimensions of their pedestals from
those of the bases to which they are attached ; but as to the number of parts to be
given to the height of pedestals , with reference to the number of parts contained
Vimánas are further distinguished into three kinds , namely , st'hanaca , ásana ,
and sáyana ; the first having reference to the height , the second to the breadth ,
the third to the length . Moreover , the idol to be placed in the vimana , called sť ...
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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.