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It is a research. For truth in the debris of Indian Culture, in fields that have been ploughed by many and, often discarded as worthless. It is a search among superstitions, sorcery rites, blind faith, discredited texts, disjointed statements and uncompromising' prejudices.

It reveals the typical Hindu approach to Art. Science and Architecture; it shows how the Hindu solved abstruse problems, contrary to general impression, with a practical mind and business-Iike manner.

It indicates how they made Calendars, laid out towns, planned houses, surveyed the land, selected usable measurements, fixed the relation between the Length, Breadth, and Height, and how they hid mathematical truths in sacrificial altars.

It proves the indigenous and independent origin of the Hindu culture. India's link with the long forgotten culture of the Indus valley, not based on pious wishes and preconceived notions, but on the discovery of common architectural formulae. Proportions, measuring rods, and continuous traditions.

It gives useful lessons in planning towns without the necessity for relaying at every industrial or commercial development, and how the houses should be sited and designed to suit the climatic conditions, to meet the needs of the people nay even Lo satisfy their prejudices, time- honoured traditions, and social customs. And all in language simple and mathematics elemen try enough for the Laymen.

Preface

A benign Government, forced a period of Medical leave on me. Late Sir C. Y. Chintamani placed a copy of 'Manasara Silpa-Sastra' at my disposal. Certain discrepancies in the book made me to investigate. Satisfactory solutions encouraged me to further investigation and research. This book is the result of my investigation lasting over a period of several years, through a period of busy professional life as an Engineer. My investigation and research are not complete. It is hoped that others may take up the subject and. present a true appreciation of Indian culture.

My thanks are due to the Archaeological Department, Government of India, and. the Munic ip al Board, Allahabad for giving me permission to insert .some of their Pictures in the book.

Contents

 

Chapter I Introductory 1-10
Chapter II Determination of the Cardinal Points 11-39
Chapter III Hindu System of Surveying 40-54
Chapter IV Hindu Measurement 55-68
Chapter V Hindu Proportions or the Relation Length and Breadthq 69-80
Chapter VI The Perimeter and the Yoni 81-99
Chapter VII Tests for Measurements 100-137
Chapter VIII Hindu fractions and Limiting Values 138-154
Chapter IX The Sacrificial Altars 155-179
Chapter X Town Planning 180-222
Chapter XI House- Planning 223-242
Chapter XII Sculpture 243-276
Chapter XIII Silpis, Who are they? 277-292
Chapter XIV Conclusion 293-298
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The Way of The Silpis or Hindu Approach to Art and Science (An Old and Rare Book)

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1948
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370 (14 B/W Illustrations)
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About the Book

It is a research. For truth in the debris of Indian Culture, in fields that have been ploughed by many and, often discarded as worthless. It is a search among superstitions, sorcery rites, blind faith, discredited texts, disjointed statements and uncompromising' prejudices.

It reveals the typical Hindu approach to Art. Science and Architecture; it shows how the Hindu solved abstruse problems, contrary to general impression, with a practical mind and business-Iike manner.

It indicates how they made Calendars, laid out towns, planned houses, surveyed the land, selected usable measurements, fixed the relation between the Length, Breadth, and Height, and how they hid mathematical truths in sacrificial altars.

It proves the indigenous and independent origin of the Hindu culture. India's link with the long forgotten culture of the Indus valley, not based on pious wishes and preconceived notions, but on the discovery of common architectural formulae. Proportions, measuring rods, and continuous traditions.

It gives useful lessons in planning towns without the necessity for relaying at every industrial or commercial development, and how the houses should be sited and designed to suit the climatic conditions, to meet the needs of the people nay even Lo satisfy their prejudices, time- honoured traditions, and social customs. And all in language simple and mathematics elemen try enough for the Laymen.

Preface

A benign Government, forced a period of Medical leave on me. Late Sir C. Y. Chintamani placed a copy of 'Manasara Silpa-Sastra' at my disposal. Certain discrepancies in the book made me to investigate. Satisfactory solutions encouraged me to further investigation and research. This book is the result of my investigation lasting over a period of several years, through a period of busy professional life as an Engineer. My investigation and research are not complete. It is hoped that others may take up the subject and. present a true appreciation of Indian culture.

My thanks are due to the Archaeological Department, Government of India, and. the Munic ip al Board, Allahabad for giving me permission to insert .some of their Pictures in the book.

Contents

 

Chapter I Introductory 1-10
Chapter II Determination of the Cardinal Points 11-39
Chapter III Hindu System of Surveying 40-54
Chapter IV Hindu Measurement 55-68
Chapter V Hindu Proportions or the Relation Length and Breadthq 69-80
Chapter VI The Perimeter and the Yoni 81-99
Chapter VII Tests for Measurements 100-137
Chapter VIII Hindu fractions and Limiting Values 138-154
Chapter IX The Sacrificial Altars 155-179
Chapter X Town Planning 180-222
Chapter XI House- Planning 223-242
Chapter XII Sculpture 243-276
Chapter XIII Silpis, Who are they? 277-292
Chapter XIV Conclusion 293-298
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