The Tribes and Castes of the North-western Provinces and Oudh, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Page 89 - Africa a man may have as many wives as he can afford to buy. But...
Page 500 - She burnt herself to death, and in dying imprecated the most fearful curses on the Hayobans race. After this tragedy the clan left...
Page 447 - At the present day the Gujars are found in great numbers in every part of the north-west of India, from the Indus to the Ganges, and from the Hazara Mountains to the Peninsula of Gujarat. They are specially numerous along the banks of the Upper Jumna near Jagadri and Buriya, and in the Saharanpur District, which during the last century was actually called Gujarat.
Page 319 - one of the original tribes of India. Tradition fixes their residence to the north of the Ghagra, touching the Bhars on the east in the vicinity of the Rohini. Several old forts testify...
Page 161 - ... child is born, named, betrothed, or married ; nobody dies or is burnt ; no journey is undertaken, or auspicious day selected ; no house is built, no agricultural operation of importance begun, or harvest gathered in, without the Brahmans being...
Page 125 - ... living creature, but they do their utmost to prevent others from doing so. Consequently their villages are generally swarming with antelope and other animals, and they forbid their Musalman neighbours to kill them, and try to dissuade European sportsmen from interfering with them. They wanted...
Page 126 - The novice's scalp-lock (choti) is then cut off and his head shaved, for the Bishnois shave the whole head and do not leave a scalp-lock like the Hindus, but they allow the beard to grow, only shaving the chin on the father's death. Infant baptism is also practised, and thirty days after birth the child, whether boy or girl, is baptised by the priest...
Page 439 - India, 156. nor, again, bevies of Gond women may be seen who are liker monkeys than human beings. The features of all are strongly marked and coarse. The girls occasionally possess such comeliness as attaches to general plumpness and a good-humoured expression of face; but when their short youth is over, all pass at once into a hideous age. Their hard lives, sharing as they do all the labours of the men, except that of hunting, suffice to account for this.
Page 385 - heavenly Gandharva ' of the Veda was a deity who knew and revealed the secrets of heaven and divine truths in general He is thought by Goldstiicker to have been a personification of the fire of the sun. The Gandharvas generally had their dwelling in the sky or atmosphere, and one of their offices was to prepare the heavenly soma juice for the gods. They had a great partiality for women, and had a mystic power over them. The Atharva-veda speaks of
Page 145 - ... kavi, etc., and have denoted devout worshippers and contemplative sages who composed prayers and hymns which they themselves recited in praise of the gods. Afterwards, when the ceremonial gradually became more complicated, and a division of sacred functions took place, the word was more ordinarily employed (2) for a minister of, public worship, and at length came to signify (3) one particular kind of priest with special duties.

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