The Samarānganasūtradhāra

Dr Mattia Salvini, Research Assistant on the project, based at SOAS from 2006-2008, has translated chapters of this famous Vastushastra text. He and Adam Hardy are collaborating on a critical, illustrated edtion. Adam Hardy’s article on Dravida Temples in the Samarānganasūtradhāra, an initial outcome of this collaboration, gives an indication of the approach that they are taking.  An introductory essay on the text by Mattia Salvini can be downloaded here:

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