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But he drew himself up when I approached him and actually took off his hat to me. She sat cross-legged, leaning back on her arms, in the blue shimmer of her embroidered robe and with the tawny halo of her unruly hair about her face which she raised to mine with an air of resignation. ``You would never have made a career at court, Do ``This is not bad manners, that's sheer insolence. Nevertheless, all these countries have seen millions lifted out of poverty. This book is a short study of what the Vedic texts actually say about what the Vedic social arrangement is really supposed to be and the purpose of it.

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Publisher: Sophia Perennis (February 1, 2001)


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