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torana

An elaborately carved ceremonial gateway in Indian, Buddhist and Hindu architecture, with two or three lintels between two posts.
See also: Gate

torana, toran

A monumental and richly decorated gateway in the enclosure of a Buddhist stupa in Indian architecture.
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We expect CE to start increasing and providing additional support once the revolving periods cease in September 2018 (for MTF Torana Trust 2016) and in September 2019 (for MTF Sierra Trust 2017) when the transactions commence sequential paydown during the amortisation period.
A torana (as defined in the glossary of Dhar's book on the topic) is an "arched portal or festoon." This seemingly simple definition hardly suggests the variety and importance of the torana in the architecture of India and Southeast Asia.
Other elements were gradually added until the stupa attained its "classic" form: a large structure surrounded by a vedika (fence, seemingly derived from fences surrounding Vedic-era villages) with access granted by way of four gates (torana) located in each of the cardinal directions.
(61) Tennent also owned a carved ebony tub chair of a form derived from a contemporary English model, but with carved decoration that incorporates Asian elements such as elephant-head capitals and a stylised makara torana form around the curved toprail.
He spent most of his career racing GM's Holden products, driving the Torana and Commodore models in touring car racing, though he also drove Volvos (1996), BMW M3s (1988) and Ford Sierras (1989 and 1990).
He spent almost all of his career racing GM's Holden products driving the Torana and Commodore models in touring car racing though he also drove Volvo's (1996), BMW M3's (1988) and Ford Sierra's (1989 and 1990).
Italian manufacturer Merati has launched Torana, a modular bathroom furniture system by Design Studio B.
Although the list of vehicles that were entered under Plan A was not made public until 1974, during much of the period it was believed to include the Holden and Torana (produced by GM Holden); the Falcon/Fairlane and Cortina (Ford); the Tasman/Kimberly/P76, 1500/Marina, and Mini (B.M.C.); Beetle 1200 and 1600 Type (Volkswagen), and the Valiant (Chrysler).
Sydney: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on six tranches each from both MTF Torana Trust 2016 and MTF Sierra Trust 2017.
Called toran or torana, they may be made of beadwork or embroidered cloth, often embellished with glinting mirrors, sequins and tassels.
1390-1430s; figural proportions, garment style, jewellery, torana arch and pillars, lotus throne).