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" The jewels are, in general, of the smaller size, not worth more than a rupee or two. There was a time when the offerings were of a less innocent description, and children were cast into the sea. This horrible and unnatural practice was wholly unsanctioned... "
An Alphabetical List of the Feasts and Holidays of the Hindus and Muhammadans - Page 30
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
...the confluence. The jewels are, in general, of the smaller size, not worth more than a rupee or two. There was a time when the offerings were of a less...the cordial concurrence of the Brahmans. The act was not, like the oblation of fruits or jewels, intended to obtain the favour of the deified ocean, but...
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A statistical account of Bengal, Volume 1

sir William Wilson Hunter - 1875
...the sea, and also at the confluence. The jewels are in general not worth more than a rupee or two. There was a time when the offerings were of a less...Government of Bengal had the cordial concurrence of the Brdhmans. The act was not, like the oblation of fruits or jewels, intended to obtain the favour of...
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A Statistical Account of Bengal, Volume 1

Sir William Wilson Hunter - 1875
...the sea, and also at the confluence. The jewels are in general not worth more than a rupee or two. There was a time when the offerings were of a less...Government of Bengal had the cordial concurrence of the Brdhmans. The act was not, like the oblation of fruits or jewels, intended to obtain the favour of...
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Hindu and Muhammadan Festivals

John Murdoch - 1991 - 80 pages
...the confluence. The jewels are, in general, of the smaller size, not worth more than a rupee or two. There was a time when the offerings were of a less...the cordial concurrence of the Brahmans. The act was not, like the oblation of fruits or jewels, intended to obtain the favour of the deified ocean, but...
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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
...the confluence. The jewels are, in general, of the smaller size, not worth more than a rupee or two. There was a time when the offerings were of a less...sea. This horrible and unnatural practice was wholly nnsanctioned by anything in the Hindu ritual; and its suppression, by the Government of Bengal, had...
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