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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 27–43.
Published: 01 November 1977
... consecutive conjunctions of the sun and moon. The pūurṇimā system followed in North India measures the month from pūrṇīmā (full moon or opposition) to pūrṇīmā; the amānta system followed in Maharashtra and most of South India measures it from amāvasyā (no moon or conjunction) to amāvasyā . See...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 723–752.
Published: 01 August 1999
... during her childhood in Ranchi, Bihar (Sharan 1987). In Rajasthan, the Rani Sati temple was shut down and preparations for the August festival on Bhadra Amavasya (a Hindu month) were halted. Owners, devotees, and patrons of the Calcutta Rani Sati temples, all coming from the Marwari community, protested...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 873–905.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the period of the mela (Makar Sankranti, Mauni Amavasya, and Basant Panchami); these sadhu processions are an attraction for ordinary pilgrims who seek their audience (darshari)?0 For all of the reasons given above and because the report details the establishment of the order for processions of sadhus, one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (5): 233–332.
Published: 01 September 1969
.... 13081. Bailey, H. W. Rgveda art. A BORI 48/49 (1968), 71-73. 13082. Vedic Garutmant. ALB 31/32 (1967/ 1968), 8-11. 13083. Balasubrahmanyam, M. D. Amavasya: an accentual study. JPU no. 27 (1968), 1-25. 13084. Bhat, D. N. Shankara. Kudux nouns. Indian linguistics 27 (1966), 102-108. 13085. Some notes...