The treatise contining 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 tobring this vast, but almost forgotton, treasure-house within easy reach of all. the present volume is a dictionary which devotes itself exclusively to the terminology of Hindu Architecture.
Here the word architecture encompasses all activities of man connected with the satisfaction of one of his basic needs i.e., shelter.