Omens and Superstitions of Southern India
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Omens and Superstitions of Southern India

By Edgar Thurston
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Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Omens and Superstitions of Southern India
  • I
  • Omens
  • II
  • Animal Superstitions
    • 1. Mammals
    • 2. Birds
    • 3. Reptiles and Batrachians.
    • 4. Fishes
    • 5. Invertebrates
  • III
  • The Evil Eye
  • IV
  • Snake Worship
  • V
  • Vows, Votive and other Offerings
  • VI
  • Charms
  • VII
  • Human Sacrifice
  • VIII
  • Magic and Human Life
  • IX
  • Magic and Magicians
  • X
  • Divination and Fortune-Telling
  • XI
  • Some Agricultural Ceremonies
  • XII
  • Rain-Making Ceremonies
  • Index
  • Colophon
    • Availability
    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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