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aboriginal Afghan agricultural caste applied Arabic Asvin Behar Bengali Bengali form Bombay Brahmans branch Buddhists Burmese bury their dead called century ceremony chief chiefly clan cloth commonly Corrupt form crop cultivators Cutch Deccan denote descendants district division Dravidian dynasty English especially festival formerly grain Gujarati Gujarati form guru H. H. Wilson head headman hereditary hill Hindi Hindu Hindustani holder idol India islam Jains janeo Kanarese Kodagu Kolis Konkan Krishna Kshatriya labourers land language low caste Madras Malayalam Marathi mendicants ment Mogul month moon Muhammad Muhammadan Mysore native officer origin Orissa Panjabi Parsis Pashto Persian Persian ddr persons priest Provinces race Rajputs revenue rice ruler ryot sacred Sanskrit sect servants settled Shiah Sikh Sindh skrit sometimes subdivision Sunni Musalmans taluka Tamil Telugu temple term thence trade tree tribe udra Uriya usually Vaishnawas veda vernacular village Vishnu word worship zamindar
Page 222 - The waters are called nara, because they were the production of Nara, or the spirit of God ; and since they were his first ayana, or place of motion, he thence is named Narayana, or moving on the waters.
Page 301 - WHAT was given before the nuptial fire, what was given on the bridal procession, what was given in token of love, and what was received from a brother, a mother, or a father, are considered as the six-fold separate property of a married woman : 195.
Page 339 - When the father of a family perceives his muscles become flaccid, and his hair grey, and sees the child of his child, let him then seek refuge in a forest. Abandoning all food eaten in towns, and all his household utensils, let him repair to the lonely wood, committing the care of his wife to her sons, or accompanied by her, if she choose to attend him.
Page 88 - Government it was especially applied to the head financial minister, whether of the state or of a province being charged in the latter with the collection of the revenue, the remittance of it to the imperial treasury, and invested with extensive judicial powers in all civil and financial causes.
Page 10 - Land under this tenure is technically called " alienated land " which means " transferred in so far as the rights of Government to payment of the rent or land revenue, are concerned, wholly or partially, to the ownership of any person," as defined in the Land Revenue Code.
Page 285 - Act, as might or should have been exercised or performed by the East India Company, or by the Court of Directors or Court of Proprietors of the said Company, either alone or by the Direction or with the Sanction or Approbation of the Commissioners for the Affairs of India...
Page 279 - Having thus performed religious acts in a forest during the third portion of his life, let him become a Sannydsi for the fourth portion of it, abandoning all sensual affections, and wholly reposing in the Supreme Spirit: 34.
Page 82 - The 126,134,141. superintendent or ruler of a Pargana or province, the principal revenue officer of a district, under the native government : the office was hereditary, .and frequently recompensed by grants of land, so that the Desai often became a kind of petty chief in the south of India."5 Desaigiri is "the office of Desai, emoluments or fees attached to it."6 Prof.