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Prasada Mandana Of Sutradhara Mandana
Prasada Mandana Of Sutradhara Mandana
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The Prasada Mandana is a treatise on Indian architecture, written by the famous engineer (sutradhara) Mandana. He has constructed many monuments, the tower of glory (kirti-stambha) at Chitor being one of them. He was the engineer in the employ of Rana Kumbha of Chitor.

The present book is the English translation of this treatise which is in Sanskrit. It contains information on different levels of elevation like basement, wall, tower, finial and flag, of a Nagaracchanda class of temples. As Mandana himself states, most of the information is culled from the encyclopaedic treatise Aparajitaprccha written by Bhuvana-devacarya. Copious notes added from the material of this treatise. Many explanatory figures enhance the value of the book.

About the Author:

Dr. R.P. Kulkarni (1935-2002) was interested in the study of original treatises on Silpasastra. In order that the scholars, particularly engineers and architects, should be aware of this branch of Indian architecture that he has prepared the English translation of the book. His other published works are: The Theatre according to the Natyasastra of Bharata and Visvakarmiya Rathalaksanam. He has also translated in Marathi the treatise Kasyapa Silpa, a book dealing with Dravida style of architecture.

CONTENTS

List of Figuresvii
Prefacexi
Introductionxiii
Chapter 1:Miscellaneous Specifications1
Chapter 2:Information on Jagati17
Chapter 3:Dimensions of Basement, Wall, Sanctum and Threshold34
Chapter 4:Locations of the Sight of Idols and Specifications of Tower, Pinnacle and Flag64
Chapter 5:Srivairaja Temples82
Chapter 6:Specifications of Kesari and Meru Temples93
Chapter 7:Pavilion, Gallery and Samvarna of Roof110
Chapter 8:General Specifications136
Appendix158
Glossary159
Bibliography165
Index167

Prasada Mandana Of Sutradhara Mandana

Item Code:
IDE809
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2005
ISBN:
8121509610
Language:
Sanskrit text and English translation, with notes and glossary
Size:
8.8" X 5.7"
Pages:
220 (B & W Figures: 69)
Other Details:
410 gms
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$32.50   Shipping Free
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From the Jacket:

The Prasada Mandana is a treatise on Indian architecture, written by the famous engineer (sutradhara) Mandana. He has constructed many monuments, the tower of glory (kirti-stambha) at Chitor being one of them. He was the engineer in the employ of Rana Kumbha of Chitor.

The present book is the English translation of this treatise which is in Sanskrit. It contains information on different levels of elevation like basement, wall, tower, finial and flag, of a Nagaracchanda class of temples. As Mandana himself states, most of the information is culled from the encyclopaedic treatise Aparajitaprccha written by Bhuvana-devacarya. Copious notes added from the material of this treatise. Many explanatory figures enhance the value of the book.

About the Author:

Dr. R.P. Kulkarni (1935-2002) was interested in the study of original treatises on Silpasastra. In order that the scholars, particularly engineers and architects, should be aware of this branch of Indian architecture that he has prepared the English translation of the book. His other published works are: The Theatre according to the Natyasastra of Bharata and Visvakarmiya Rathalaksanam. He has also translated in Marathi the treatise Kasyapa Silpa, a book dealing with Dravida style of architecture.

CONTENTS

List of Figuresvii
Prefacexi
Introductionxiii
Chapter 1:Miscellaneous Specifications1
Chapter 2:Information on Jagati17
Chapter 3:Dimensions of Basement, Wall, Sanctum and Threshold34
Chapter 4:Locations of the Sight of Idols and Specifications of Tower, Pinnacle and Flag64
Chapter 5:Srivairaja Temples82
Chapter 6:Specifications of Kesari and Meru Temples93
Chapter 7:Pavilion, Gallery and Samvarna of Roof110
Chapter 8:General Specifications136
Appendix158
Glossary159
Bibliography165
Index167

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