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headiness of the jasmine, the peculiar scent of th tala-fmit; sandalwood and
mustard oil — Nand: had anointed himself with this last after the ritua of the bath.
" Here we seem to be beyond the six waves of hunger and thirst, age and death,
lovely he became to me day by day. I could n understand how I saw him, on the
day of rr swinging, and smelt the mustard oil on his skij and remained asleep and
untouched. For no^ he was like the prince Gandarhva Citraratha ii his unearthly ...
Again, he did not follow Nanda's practice of anointing his skin with mustard oil.
His head could not tolerate this odour on his own person; he stopped using the
oil and that was rather disappointing to Sita. Another slight disappointment was
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