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Anthropological Papers. Part IV. Papers Read Before The Anthropological Society of Bombay and Other Kindred Societies and Institutions

1929

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A FEW MARRIAGE SONGS OF THE PARSEES AT NARGOL.. 136 The Song to be sung before the arrival of the Dholi.. 140 The Song to be sung after the Arrival of the Dholi o. r. Drummer 142CONTENTh Xi PAGE The Drummer.. 143 The Woman decorating the house front with chok.. 144 The Songstress.......... 144 The family priest............ 145 The Cookmaid...... 145 The Woman who gives [...] The head-like form and the fibres of the nut resembling the hair of a man's head are believed to signify the head of a man and to suggest the folklore about the cocoanut. [...] So among Parsees as the initition of the child into the faith did not take place till the age of about seven with the celebration of the Naojote corresponing to the Christian confirmation if a child of seven died before the Naojote care was taken to put on the child the sacred shirt (sudreh) the emblem of Zoroastrianism before the disposal of the body. [...] They entered into the enjoyment of the feast and at the same time by paying their humble mites relieved the burden of the host in the matter of the expenses. [...] The payment in kind consists of quantities of wheat."2 Among the Parsees the important occasions on which the priests are invited in large numbers are those (c) Directions for of the funeral procession and of the UthaFuneral Ceremonies na on the afternoon of the third day after death when rich persons invite all the priests of the town the number of whom in a big city like Bombay which is

Title Pages Author/Editor
Frontmatter i-xvi Jivanji Modi

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The Social Life of a Christian of Medieval England and the Social Life of a Parsee of Modern India 1-29 unknown

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The Germ of the Evolution Theory in old Iranian Literature 30-41 unknown

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The Owl in Folklore 42-54 unknown

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The Norsemen Story of Balder the Beautiful and the Iranian Story of Asfandyar the Brazen-Bodied (Ruin-Tan) 55-59 unknown

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A Custom of Privileged Thefts 60-67 unknown

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A Note on an Egyptian Deed of Conveyance about 2 330 Years Old 68-73 unknown

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A Few Notes from and on Recent Anthropological Literature 74-92 unknown

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A Book-Procession of the Tibetanllamas as Seen at Darjeeling 93-99 unknown

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Exorcism of Spirit in India and Exorcism of Physical Impurity in Persia.a Parallel With Respect to the Various Parts of the Body Treated in the Exorcism 100-106 unknown

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The Baby Language among the Parsees 107-108 unknown

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The Antiquity of the Custom Oof Sati 109-121 unknown

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The Root-Idea at the Bottom of Nudity Spells 122-129 unknown

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An American Tribe and its Buffalo and an Asiatic Tribe and its Fish 130-135 unknown

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A Few Marriage Songs of the Parsees at Nargol 136-145 unknown

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The Belief About the Dubba or the Drowning Spirit in India.Its Parallel in Ancient Iran 146-150 unknown

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A Note on the Custom of the Interchange of Dress Between Males and Females 151-160 unknown

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Presidential Address.Cultural Anthropology as Observed in a Government House Reception 161-185 unknown

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Zest in Life 186-198 unknown

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Was There any Institution in Ancient Iran Like that of Caste in India? 199-205 unknown

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A Note on the “Mystic Eyes” on Indian Boats 206-212 unknown

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A few Marriage Songs of the Parsees at Nargol Part II 213-225 unknown

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The Vish Kanya or Poison Damsel of Ancient India.Illustrated by the Story of Susan Ramashgar in the Persian Burzo-Nameh 226-239 unknown

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Index i-xvi unknown

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anthropology archaeology

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271
SARF Document ID
sarf.145086

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