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It was allowed only at intervals and no one was allowed to come to it except on a ticket issued by the Ceylon Government . A limited number of tickets were sent to the Government of India to issue to would - be Indian pilgrims and a ...
Buddhists as well as Hindus came to the pilgrimage , and low caste people , dhobies and pariahs , were allowed into the temple , which would never be allowed in an ordinary Jaffna Hindu temple . Every evening the image of the God was ...
By immemorial custom they were not allowed to wear jackets ; the most that they were allowed for covering of their breasts was a narrow strip of cloth which they wound over their breasts and under their armpits .
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In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review
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This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review