Absence of Architectural remains in India of a very remote age. Opinions of Wheeler, Fergusson, and Mrs. Manning about the antiquity of Indian Architecture. Arguments in favor of such opinions. Such arguments not conclusive reasons why old remains arc wanting. Grecian architecture. Pillar; of Asoka; they indicate the existence of architecture before the time Asoka. Untenability of the Bactro-Grecian, Egyptian, Assyrian, and Persian theories. Notices of architecture in Panini, the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, and the Rig Veda. Wilson’s opinion. Conventionalism in architecture. Tamulian origin of Indian architecture discussed, Classification, Sanskrit works on architecture.