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" •was childless, and his wife was old. This Rajput was a pious man and a worshipper of Vishnu. He longed for offspring, and at length, by the grace of the deity, his aged wife became pregnant. A son was born on the eighth day of the dark half of the... "
Statistical, descriptive and historical account of the North-western ... - Page 293
edited by - 1876
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District Gazetteers of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, Volume 4

1904
...goes that a Rathor Rajput, named Mohat, a resident of the village of Papersal in Nagor of Rajputana, was childless, and his wife was old. This Rajput was...son was born on the eighth day of the dark half of Bhadon in 1508 Sambat or 1451 AD The child was named Vishnavi Parmeshwar, and when he grew up he declared...
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The Poison in the Gift: Ritual, Prestation, and the Dominant Caste in a ...

Gloria Goodwin Raheja - Social Science - 1988 - 286 pages
...jaise kuch bij boya jata hai phir phal milta hai. The Hoi ritual is performed and the bayana given on the eighth day of the dark half of the month of Karttik, by women who have sons. The ritual is performed, and the prestation made, for the auspiciousness...
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Folens Religious Education, Book 1

Christine Moorcroft - Buddhism - 1995 - 48 pages
...photocopied sheets. • Explain that it is a Hindu custom to celebrate the birth of Krishna each year, on the eighth day of the dark half of the month of Shravan. at midnight — this is called Janmashtami (see the calendar of Hindu festivals, page 47)....
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Essential Hinduism

Steven Rosen - Religion - 2006 - 266 pages
...well. THE HISTORICAL KRISHNA According to scriptural documentation, Krishna was "born" at midnight on the eighth day of the dark half of the month of Bhadrapada (AugustSeptember), in the year 3228 BCE. He displayed his pastimes for all to see for a...
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Nevārīgītīma˝jarī

Siegfried Lienhard - Literature - 1992 - 221 pages
...recite Stotras and attain whatever they have in mind. (8) Two nines and between them a one is added:" On the eighth day of the dark half of the month of Pausa, 84 on that date the Brahman Laksmlsunanda recited this poem. I ask at your feet that success...
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