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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,
Nanda's strong arms did yeoman service here too; while the priest of Brahma
stood by and recited texts. So came on the day when Sita the fine-limbed, her
body anointed with sandalwood, camphor, and coconut oils, adorned with
they cast about in all directions; unharnessed their team and let them go single
file; then with great difficulty pushed and shoved the cart wherever the teak and
sandalwood trees would let them through, and reached the edge of the jungle, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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