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Mayamata: Traite Sanskrit d'architecture, edition critique, traduction et notes par B. Dagens, Vol.2 Chapters XXVI-XXXVI et Index-Glossaire general (in Sanskrit and French)


Institut Francais de Pondicherry, Pondicherry

Pub. Year: 1976

Pages, ills, maps etc.,
xix,583p., ill., 25cm.

RS. 520.00 Hardcover

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Series: Publications de l'Institut francais d'Indologie; 40.2
The first complete critical edition and translation of the Mayamata, one of the most famous Sanskrit treatises dealing with architecture and iconography. It comprises 36 chapters dealing with selection of site, town planning, architectural elements, carpentry work (following there the Keralite tradition), as well as with various types of buildings (temples, pavilions, gopuras, houses, palaces), vehicles (temple carts, etc.) and lingas and images. Sanskrit text: Vastusastra, with French translation and introduction.
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