Author: Govind Krishna Pillai
Publisher: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8180900606
In Manasara Silpa-Sastra certain discrepancies in the book made me to investigate. This book is the result of author investigation lasting over a period of several years.
This book deals with fourteen chapters like: first chapter is introductory, Second chapter is Determination of the Cardinal points, Third chapter is Hindu System of Surveying, fourth chapter is Hindu Measurements, fifth chapter is Hindu proportions or the Relation between Length and Breadth, Sixth chapter is the Perimeter and the Yoni, Seventh chapter is Tests for Measurements, Eighth Chapter is Hindu Fractions and limiting values, Ninth chapter is the Sacrificial Altars, Tenth chapter is Town Planning, Eleventh chapter is House Planning, Twelfth chapter is Sculpture, Thirteenth chapter is about Silpis, who are they?, Fourteenth chapter is Conclusion. In the last of the book dictionary of architectural Terms, Bibliography and Index has been given.
LIST OF TABLES
LIST OF DIAGRAMS
LIST OF FIGURES
II. Determination of the Cardinal Points
III. Hindu System of Surveying
IV. Hindu Measurements
V. Hindu Proportions or the Relation between Length and Breadth
VI. The Perimeter and the Yoni
VII. Tests for Measurements
VIII. Hindu Fractions and Limiting Values
IX. The Sacrificial Altars
X. Town Planning
XIII. Silpis, Who are They?
DICTIONARY OF ARCHITECTURAL TERMS