The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The Muhammadan Period, 1. köide

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Trübner and Company, 1867

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Page 122 - shall be unto us, like as the churches of the Christians, the synagogues of the Jews, and the fire temples of the Magians.
Page 185 - It appears that the chief inhabitants of Brahmanabad had petitioned to be allowed to repair the temple of Budh and pursue their religion.
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Page 533 - When they saw the army of the Moghals, they dismounted from their horses, took their turbans from off their heads, and binding the corners of their mantles, or outer garments, to one another, they engaged in battle ; for it is the custom of the people of Hind and Sind, whenever they devote themselves to death, to descend from their horses, to make bare their heads and feet, and to bind themselves to each other by their mantles and waistbands.
Page 58 - in the Prithviraj Rayasa mention is made of a Brahman woman, Hamavat/ by name, who had committed a little faux pas with the moon in human shape, and, as a self-imposed punishment for her indiscretion, held a Banda jag, a part of which ceremony consists in sculpturing indecent representations on the walls of temples, and holding up one's foibles to the disgust and ridicule of the world.