Omens and Superstitions of Southern India


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This book deals mainly with some aspects of what may be termed the psychical life of the inhabitants of the Madras Presidency, and the Native States of Travancore and Cochin.(Summary by Edgar Thurston) (9 hr 31 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 2:19 Read by ashleighjane
01 - Omens part 1 33:48 Read by ashleighjane
02 - Omens Part 2 37:57 Read by sid
03 - Omens Part 3 21:50 Read by sid
04 - Omens Part 4 22:21 Read by sid
05 - Animals Part 1 30:16 Read by sid
06 - Animals Part 2 5:28 Read by Neeru Iyer
07 - Animals Part 3 21:06 Read by ashleighjane
08 - Animals Part 4 3:07 Read by Neeru Iyer
09 - Animals Part 5 12:22 Read by sid
10 - The Evil Eye 23:07 Read by sid
11 - Snake Worship 31:06 Read by sid
12 - Vows, Votive and other Offerings - Part 1 31:09 Read by Chiquito Crasto
13 - Vows, Votive and other Offerings - Part 2 32:30 Read by Chiquito Crasto
14 - Vows, Votive and other Offerings - Part 3 14:51 Read by Chiquito Crasto
15 - Charms - Part 1 17:09 Read by Kalynda
16 - Charms - Part 2 16:05 Read by Kalynda
17 - Human Sacrifice - Part 1 25:39 Read by Anna Simon
18 - Human Sacrifice - Part 2 22:40 Read by Anna Simon
19 - Magic and Human Life 24:40 Read by Anna Simon
20 - Magic and Magicians - Part 1 29:28 Read by Chiquito Crasto
21 - Magic and Magicians - Part 2 27:59 Read by Chiquito Crasto
22 - Magic and Magicians - Part 3 7:29 Read by sid
23 - Divination and Fortune-Telling 34:10 Read by sid
24 - Some Agricultural Ceremonies 31:06 Read by Chiquito Crasto
25 - Rain-Making Ceremonies 12:16 Read by Chiquito Crasto