Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Art > Devaprasadasa as in Visvakarma Vastusastra (Study on Temple Architecture)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Devaprasadasa as in Visvakarma Vastusastra  (Study on Temple Architecture)
Pages from the book
Devaprasadasa as in Visvakarma Vastusastra (Study on Temple Architecture)
Look Inside the Book
Description
Back of the Book

With growing interest in modern times, the science of architecture has developed into a separate branch of study. This has lead modern man who is fascinated by the architectural monuments of India, to appreciate the expertise and skill of our ancestors.

An enormous amount of information is found in our ancient scriptures dealing with architecture like selection of sites, construction of temples, town-planning and so on. Understanding and adopting these techniques based on the vast knowledge of our ancient architects would help the modern architects to formulate newer ideas.

Among the available scriptures on architecture of ancient India in the form of manuscripts and printed texts, the text tiled Visvakarma Vastusastra is attributed to the authorship of the divine architect Visvakarma.

About the Author

Ms. K Vidyuta (B.Sc. Mathematics, M.A. and M.Phill. Sanskrit) is a research scholar working for her Ph.D Degree in Temple architecture, at the Kuppuswami Sastri Research Insitute, Channai. She has presented papers in many National and International Seminars and Conferences in different parts of India and abroad, including the 16th Word Sanskrit conference, recently held at Bangkok, in June 2015.

Her specialization includes Sanskrit literature, yoga, Ancient India Mathematics and Temples Architecture.

Preface

With growing interest in modern times, the science of architecture has developed into a separate branch of study. This has lead modern man, who is fascinated by the architectural monuments of India, to appreciate the expertise and skill of our ancestors.

An enormous amount of information is found in our ancient scriptures dealing with architecture like selection of sites, construction of temples, town-planning and so on. Understanding and adopting these techniques based on the vast knowledge of our ancient architects would help the modern architects to formulate newer ideas.

Among the available scriptures on architecture of ancient India in the form of manuscripts and printed texts, I came upon the titled Viivakarma Vastuaastra, attributed to the authorship of divine architect, Viivakarma. This text has been published by Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal Library, Tanjore in 1990. This has been edited with an introduction by Sri K. Vasudeva -71 and Major N. B. Gadre. The edition also carries commentary entitled Pramana-bodhini of Sri Anantakrsna Bhattaraka.

Only a short portion of the text, consisting of eight chapters that deal with Devaprasada (or) temple construction has brought out in this book; the interesting notes provided by _ commentator have also been incorporated here.

One of the salient features of the text taken up here for is that, among the available printed texts on architecture, the text talks on the construction of temples very elaborately these descriptions mostly comply with the structures of the Indian temples.

The present book is the modified form of my M. Phil. dissuasion submitted to the University of Madras, through the Sastri Research Institute. It was approved and degree as awarded in 2013.

I am deeply indebted to Dr. T. V. Vasudeva, Deputy Director of the K. S. R. Institute and my supervisor, for teaching the text to me and also the nuances of Architecture and Agamic practices, in addition to guiding me for my dissertation and also in preparing this book.

I acknowledge with gratitude the advice and guidance given by Dr. V. Kameswari, Director and Dr. K. S. Balasubramanian, Deputy Director of K. S. R. Institute at various stages of my dissertation.

My thanks are also due to Dr. Sita Sundar Ram, Senior Research Scholar of the Institute and other research scholars for enthusiastically helping me with relevant research materials and other related information.

I express my deepest gratitude to Dr. M. Raghu, Jyotisha Siromani and Librarian of the Madras Sanskrit College, for encouraging me into this field of research and for providing me with valuable ideas on this subject.

I am also thankful to the K.S.R.I. Library and the Adyar Library for having provided me with various books and sources of information for conducting the research.

I wish to record my sincere gratitude to my grandparents, parents and family members who have been a source of inspiration throughout the period of the research work undertaken by me.

I am deeply beholden to the authorities of the Karnatak Historical Research Society for selecting my dissertation for publication as a part of the Centenary Celebrations of their Society.

I hope that this book will enthuse the readers to probe into such ancient Sanskrit books and manuscripts for further research.

Contents

Publisher's Noteiv
Prefacexi
About the Authorxv
Chapter
1Inteouction History of Hindu Architecture1
2Author and the Text 18
3Devaprasada24
4Garvhagrha and Vimana36
5Mandapas62
6Parakara Upapitha 81
7Evalution 105
Bibliography107
Sample Pages





Devaprasadasa as in Visvakarma Vastusastra (Study on Temple Architecture)

Item Code:
NAP428
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2017
ISBN:
9788193658031
Language:
English
Size:
8.0 inch X 5.0 inch
Pages:
123
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 120 gms
Price:
$16.00
Discounted:
$12.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$4.00 (25%)
Look Inside the Book
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Devaprasadasa as in Visvakarma Vastusastra  (Study on Temple Architecture)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 1706 times since 2nd Apr, 2019
Back of the Book

With growing interest in modern times, the science of architecture has developed into a separate branch of study. This has lead modern man who is fascinated by the architectural monuments of India, to appreciate the expertise and skill of our ancestors.

An enormous amount of information is found in our ancient scriptures dealing with architecture like selection of sites, construction of temples, town-planning and so on. Understanding and adopting these techniques based on the vast knowledge of our ancient architects would help the modern architects to formulate newer ideas.

Among the available scriptures on architecture of ancient India in the form of manuscripts and printed texts, the text tiled Visvakarma Vastusastra is attributed to the authorship of the divine architect Visvakarma.

About the Author

Ms. K Vidyuta (B.Sc. Mathematics, M.A. and M.Phill. Sanskrit) is a research scholar working for her Ph.D Degree in Temple architecture, at the Kuppuswami Sastri Research Insitute, Channai. She has presented papers in many National and International Seminars and Conferences in different parts of India and abroad, including the 16th Word Sanskrit conference, recently held at Bangkok, in June 2015.

Her specialization includes Sanskrit literature, yoga, Ancient India Mathematics and Temples Architecture.

Preface

With growing interest in modern times, the science of architecture has developed into a separate branch of study. This has lead modern man, who is fascinated by the architectural monuments of India, to appreciate the expertise and skill of our ancestors.

An enormous amount of information is found in our ancient scriptures dealing with architecture like selection of sites, construction of temples, town-planning and so on. Understanding and adopting these techniques based on the vast knowledge of our ancient architects would help the modern architects to formulate newer ideas.

Among the available scriptures on architecture of ancient India in the form of manuscripts and printed texts, I came upon the titled Viivakarma Vastuaastra, attributed to the authorship of divine architect, Viivakarma. This text has been published by Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal Library, Tanjore in 1990. This has been edited with an introduction by Sri K. Vasudeva -71 and Major N. B. Gadre. The edition also carries commentary entitled Pramana-bodhini of Sri Anantakrsna Bhattaraka.

Only a short portion of the text, consisting of eight chapters that deal with Devaprasada (or) temple construction has brought out in this book; the interesting notes provided by _ commentator have also been incorporated here.

One of the salient features of the text taken up here for is that, among the available printed texts on architecture, the text talks on the construction of temples very elaborately these descriptions mostly comply with the structures of the Indian temples.

The present book is the modified form of my M. Phil. dissuasion submitted to the University of Madras, through the Sastri Research Institute. It was approved and degree as awarded in 2013.

I am deeply indebted to Dr. T. V. Vasudeva, Deputy Director of the K. S. R. Institute and my supervisor, for teaching the text to me and also the nuances of Architecture and Agamic practices, in addition to guiding me for my dissertation and also in preparing this book.

I acknowledge with gratitude the advice and guidance given by Dr. V. Kameswari, Director and Dr. K. S. Balasubramanian, Deputy Director of K. S. R. Institute at various stages of my dissertation.

My thanks are also due to Dr. Sita Sundar Ram, Senior Research Scholar of the Institute and other research scholars for enthusiastically helping me with relevant research materials and other related information.

I express my deepest gratitude to Dr. M. Raghu, Jyotisha Siromani and Librarian of the Madras Sanskrit College, for encouraging me into this field of research and for providing me with valuable ideas on this subject.

I am also thankful to the K.S.R.I. Library and the Adyar Library for having provided me with various books and sources of information for conducting the research.

I wish to record my sincere gratitude to my grandparents, parents and family members who have been a source of inspiration throughout the period of the research work undertaken by me.

I am deeply beholden to the authorities of the Karnatak Historical Research Society for selecting my dissertation for publication as a part of the Centenary Celebrations of their Society.

I hope that this book will enthuse the readers to probe into such ancient Sanskrit books and manuscripts for further research.

Contents

Publisher's Noteiv
Prefacexi
About the Authorxv
Chapter
1Inteouction History of Hindu Architecture1
2Author and the Text 18
3Devaprasada24
4Garvhagrha and Vimana36
5Mandapas62
6Parakara Upapitha 81
7Evalution 105
Bibliography107
Sample Pages





Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Devaprasadasa as in Visvakarma Vastusastra (Study on Temple... (Hindu | Books)

Jaina - Temple Architecture in India (The Developmentof a Distinct Language in Space and Ritual)
by Julia A.B. Hegewald
Hardcover (Edition: 2019)
Hindi Granth Karyalaya
Item Code: NAO562
$225.00$168.75
You save: $56.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
108 Vishnu Temples (Architectural Splendour, Spiritual Bliss)
by Avey Varghese
Hardcover (Edition: 2017)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAJ208
$70.00$52.50
You save: $17.50 (25%)
SOLD
Temple Architecture and Imagery of South and Southeast Asia
Item Code: NAM461
$135.00$101.25
You save: $33.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
North India Foundations of North Indian Style - Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture (Set of 2 Books)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAN175
$295.00$177.00
You save: $118.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture (Set of 3 Volumes)
Item Code: NAN656
$175.00$131.25
You save: $43.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Temple Architecture of South India (Salem Region)
by Dr. G. Manoj
Hardcover (Edition: 2017)
Bharatiya Kala Prakashan
Item Code: NAN719
$95.00$71.25
You save: $23.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I am so happy to have found you!! What a wonderful source for books of Indian origin at reasonable cost! Thank you!
Urvi, USA
I very much appreciate your web site and the products you have available. I especially like the ancient cookbooks you have and am always looking for others here to share with my friends.
Sam, USA
Very good service thank you. Keep up the good work !
Charles, Switzerland
Namaste! Thank you for your kind assistance! I would like to inform that your package arrived today and all is very well. I appreciate all your support and definitively will continue ordering form your company again in the near future!
Lizette, Puerto Rico
I just wanted to thank you again, mere dost, for shipping the Nataraj. We now have it in our home, thanks to you and Exotic India. We are most grateful. Bahut dhanyavad!
Drea and Kalinidi, Ireland
I am extremely very happy to see an Indian website providing arts, crafts and books from all over India and dispatching to all over the world ! Great work, keep it going. Looking forward to more and more purchase from you. Thank you for your service.
Vrunda
We have always enjoyed your products.
Elizabeth, USA
Thank you for the prompt delivery of the bowl, which I am very satisfied with.
Frans, the Netherlands
I have received my books and they are in perfect condition. You provide excellent service to your customers, DHL too, and I thank you for that. I recommended you to my friend who is the director of the Aurobindo bookstore.
Mr. Forget from Montreal
Thank you so much. Your service is amazing. 
Kiran, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India