Indian Architecture: According to Manasara-Silpasastra (Manasara Series: Vol. 2)

By: Prasanna Kumar Acharya

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This volume is the second in the `manasara` series - the treatise containing knowledge and experience in Town-planning, Architecture, Sculpture etc. of ancient India. The book is the outcome of years of studious research carried out by the Author to bring this vast, but almost forgotton, treasure-house within easy reach of all.<-p>The present volume attempts to discuss `Manasara` in great details. The author has surveyed the whole gamut of Sanskrit literature from the Vedic to the Gupta periods to bring out clearly the various connotations of the word Manasara<-i>. He has provided summaries and synopses of extant texts. He has compared the important features of Manasara<-i> with those of `Vitruvius` classic for the benefit of those interested in the comparative study of architecture. He has thrown light on the age and language of Manasara.<-p>All those interested in Indian Architecture shall find this an invaluable time saver; for it encapsulates the information lying scattered in several works. Printed Pages: 275.

Title: Indian Architecture: According to Manasara-Silpasastra (Manasara Series: Vol. 2)

Author Name: Prasanna Kumar Acharya

Categories: India, Architecture,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

ISBN: 8175363487

ISBN 13: 9788175363489

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 107312

Keywords: Indian Architecture: According to Manasara-Silpasastra (Manasara Series: Vol. 2) Prasanna Kumar Acharya