The Hindoos as they Are A Description of the Manners, Customs and the Inner Life of Hindoo Society in Bengal
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The Hindoos as they Are A Description of the Manners, Customs and the Inner Life of Hindoo Society in Bengal
By Vasu Sivachandra
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Table of Contents
  • THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARE
  • SHIB CHUNDER BOSE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PREFATORY NOTE.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • I.
    • THE HINDOO HOUSEHOLD.
  • II.
    • THE BIRTH OF A HINDOO.
  • III.
    • THE HINDOO SCHOOL BOY.
  • IV.
    • VOWS OF HINDOO GIRLS.
  • V.
    • MARRIAGE CEREMONIES.
  • VI.
    • THE BROTHER FESTIVAL.
  • VII.
    • THE SON-IN-LAW FESTIVAL.
  • VIII.
    • THE DOORGA POOJAH FESTIVAL.
  • IX.
    • THE KALI POOJAH FESTIVAL.
  • X.
    • THE SARASWATI POOJAH.
  • XI.
    • THE FESTIVAL OF CAKES.
  • XII.
    • The Holi Festival.
  • XIII.
    • CASTE.
  • XIV.
    • A BRAHMIN.
  • XV.
    • THE BENGALEE BABOO.
  • XVI.
    • THE KOBIRAJ OR NATIVE PHYSICIAN.
  • XVII.
    • HINDOO FEMALES.
  • XVIII.
    • POLYGAMY.
  • XIX.
    • HINDOO WIDOWS.
  • XX.
    • SICKNESS, DEATH, AND SHRAD, OR FUNERAL CEREMONY.
  • XXI.
    • SUTTEE, OR THE IMMOLATION OF HINDOO WIDOWS.
  • XXII.
    • THE ADMIRED STORY OF THE SABITRI BRATA,
    • THE WONDERFUL TRIUMPH OF EXALTED CHASTITY.
  • APPENDIX.
    • Note A.
    • OBSERVANCES AND RITES DURING PREGNANCY.
      • Note B.
    • Note B.
    • THE GODDESS SOOBACHINEE.
      • Note C.
      • Note D.
    • Note C.
    • Note D.
    • THE BAMACHAREE FOLLOWERS OF KALI.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Notes:
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