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" In order to supply this defect, persons in general are enjoined to make libations of water on this day to his spirit, and to offer him sesamum seeds and boiled rice. The act expiates the sins of a whole year : one of its peculiarities is, that it is to... "
An Alphabetical List of the Feasts and Holidays of the Hindus and Muhammadans - Page 7
by India. Imperial Record Dept - 1914 - 123 pages
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 9

1848
...dying childless left no descendant in the direct line, on whom it was incumbent to offer him obsequial honours. In order to supply this defect, persons in...sesamum seeds and boiled rice. The act expiates the sins of a whole year: one of its peculiarities is, that it is to be observed by persons of all the...
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A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy ...

John Garrett - 1871 - 793 pages
...childless left no descendant in the direct line, on whom it was incumbent to offer him obsequial honors. In order to supply this defect, persons in general...sesamum seeds and boiled rice. The act expiates the sins of a whole year : one of its peculiarities is, that it is to be observed by persons of all the...
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A classical dictionary of India illustrative of the mythology, philosophy ...

John Garrett (director of public instruction in Mysore.) - 1871
...childless left no descendant in the direct line, on whom it was incumbent to offer him obsequial honors. In order to supply this defect, persons in general...sesamum seeds and boiled rice. The act expiates the sins of a whole year : one of its peculiarities is, that it is to be observed by persons of all the...
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A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy ...

John Garrett - 1871 - 793 pages
...childless left no descendant in the direct Hue, on whom it was incumbent to offer him obsequial honors. In order to supply this defect, persons in general...and to offer him sesamum seeds and boiled rice. The net expiates the sins of a whole year : one of its peculiarities is, that it is to be observed by persons...
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Hindu and Muhammadan Festivals

John Murdoch - 1991 - 80 pages
...dying childless left no descendant in the direct line, on whom it was incumbent to offer him obsequial honours. In order to supply this defect, persons in...sesamum seeds and boiled rice. The act expiates the sins of a whol& year : one of its peculiarities is, that it is to be observed by persons of all the...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 9

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - 1848
...dying childless left no descendant in the direct line, on whom it was incumbent to offer him obsequial honours. In order to supply this defect, persons in...sesamum seeds and boiled rice. The act expiates the sins of a whole year : one of its peculiarities is, that it is to be observed by persons of all the...
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