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" done in the Panch Mahals. At five years old the child's head is shaved. The child's aunt takes the hair in her lap, and, wrapping it in her clothes, receives a cow buffalo or other present from the "
Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency ... - Page 308
1901
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The Popular Religion and Folk-lore of Northern India, Volume 2

William Crooke - Folklore - 1896
...as a sacrifice. Thus between the ages of two and five the Bhils shave the heads of their children. The child's aunt takes the hair in her lap, and wrapping...in her clothes, receives a cow, buffalo, or other resent from the child's parent. 2 RESPECT PAID TO HAIR. All over the world the hair is invested with...
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The Tribes and Castes of Bombay, Volume 1

Reginald Edward Enthoven - Bombay (India : State) - 1990 - 1914 pages
...On the twelfth day, in the Rewa Kantha, the house is cleaned and a feast is given, but this is not done in the Panch Mahals. At five years' old the child's...receives a cow, buffalo or other present from the child's father. Bj rt ,l, In Khamlcsh at the birth of a child a midwife is employed, and cere- besides...
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An Introduction to the Popular Religion and Folklore of Northern India

William Crooke - Folklore - 1894 - 420 pages
...regarded as a sacrifice. Between the ages of two and five the Bhils shave the heads of their children. The child's aunt takes the hair in her lap, and wrapping...receives a cow, buffalo, or other present from the child's parent. 3 The hair is in fact, as in the Samson-Delilah story, regarded as embodying the strength...
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