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: '' .. .legislation has done little to lift the burden of despair about the future which is an unhappy characteristic of Santa! life today. " 1 1 W. J. Culshaw, Tribal Heritage. A study of the Santals, London 1949, p. 7. ADVANCED FARMING SOCIETIES 111 The ownership of land is of crucial importance for the well

In: Tribal Populations and Cultures of the Indian Subcontinent

learning and improvement. The fact that modernity is open-ended and can be learned, explains its success. Like technology, modernity is both a motivating power and a body of ever-increasing expert knowledge which are applied to social life. It need not necessarily follow only one single trajectory. 3

In: Circumambulations in South Asian History
Author: René Barendse

especially distinguished themselves, is given a premium of 6 xeraphins monthly." 31 Those bachelor mercenaries, living in improvised "slums" next to the Moro, the forty seven settled and Christian Bandari families of Bassein, as well as the seventy-seven similar Bandari families of Chaul, were even by

In: Circumambulations in South Asian History
Author: A. Bowles

, not being married, Kunt secrets him away, and he is brought up as a low-caste sta. For an overview of Karna’s life, see the in- troduction to A. Bowles, Mahbhrata. Book 8, Karna (Karõaparvan), Volume 1, (Clay Sanskrit Library) New York: New York University Press & the JJC Foundation, 2007. THE

In: Dharma, Disorder and the Political in Ancient India

the author of the Saddharmaratnavaliya, were always motivated to relate their stories placing them in a more familiar setting for the benefit of the Buddhist laity, often ' V EL A NDA - KU L A' 20 1 providing examples of local origin eve n though the stories mentioned therein were invariabl y of

In: Fruits of Inspiration
Author: Hartmut Scharfe

of influence-though they may suppress them for a time. This limitation of the influence that a higher, derived structure has over those more elementary, may well be a law of life (e.g., parents unable to enforce peace among their children). 10 Cf. KS 24, 1 na hi tasyiintariisti: jiniiti vii

In: The State in Indian Tradition
Author: J. Gonda

; AsvG. 11; PG . 14; ApG . 11; cf. VG . 8)-is clear: notice the accompanying blessing TS. 1,2,8, 1 " up with blessed life I have arisen .. ." in PG. and HG. 10: it is a rite of renewal. - The pratyaoarohanam of BG . 2, 10 at the beginning of each season (adorning with the 'ornaments' of the season and

In: Vedic Ritual
Author: R. Wenzlhuemer

improve Ceylonese participation in the higher echelons of colonial administration. The Ceylonese ambitions in that sphere remained largely unsatisfi ed well into the twentieth century. Where Ceylonese offi cials were appointed, they usually managed to make a comparatively good living from their

In: From Coffee to Tea Cultivation in Ceylon, 1880-1900
Author: E. Raven

Āryan living or dead can be recognized when the biological criteria for being an Āryan are non-existent. Reprint from The Indo-Aryans of ancient South Asia (1995). [ANN=ms ; EDS=bw] [UID code=lk-01-344/27-06-2001] See : 71 3-66 Kennedy, Kenneth A.R. The search for fossil man in South Asia : retrospect

In: ABIA: South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index
Author: D.H. Kolff

commander of a war band and ended his life in 1770 as master of the Upper Doab and principle nobleman at the Delhi court. In 1772, Zabita Khan, Najib Khan’s son and successor, was defeated by Mirza Najaf Khan, the talented regent of Delhi. Though Zabita Khan was soon reinstated at Saharanpur, since

In: Grass in their Mouths: The Upper Doab of India under the Company's Magna Charta, 1793-1830