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A method of controlling the body and relaxing the mind used in later Indian religions to yoke, or unite, the practitioner to the divine.
In Buddhist and Hindu iconography, a stylized and symbolic hand gesture. The dhyana (meditation) mudra consists of the right hand over the left, palms upward, in the lap.
A projection on the end of a piece of wood that is inserted into a corresponding hole (mortise) in another piece of wood to form a joint.
A method of presenting an illusion of the 3-dimensional world on a two dimensional surface.
semicylindrical in cross section, is in effect a deep arch or an uninterrupted series of arches, one behind the other, over an oblong space.
a public building for legal and other civic proceedings, rectangular in plan with an entrance usually on a long side.
subterranean networks of rock-cut galleries and chambers designed as cemeteries for the burial of the dead.
the horizontal arrangement of the parts of a building or the buildings and streets of a city or town, or drawing showing such a arrangement.
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