Vastu-shastra (1): Canons of Architecture

by D. N. Shukla | 1960 | 63,284 words | ISBN-10: 8121506115 | ISBN-13: 9788121506113

This page describes Dedication to Lord Shiva of the study on Vastu-Shastra (Indian architecture) first part (Fundamental Canons/Literature). It discusses basic concepts such as the philosophy, astronomy, geography and history of Hindu Architecture. Vastushastra can be traced to ancient literature while this thesis also reveals details regarding some of the prime canonical works.

Dedication to Lord Shiva

Whose monumental temples in Indian
architectural heritage have formed the
most inspiring fascination to the writer
and whose towering edifices at Ellura,
Bhuvanesvara, Khajuraho and other
renowned temple-sites are the crowning
achievements of the Indian artisans
and their gurus—the Sthapatis and
the Sthapakas.

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