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She’s taken off her belt (with it’s tingling bells) also her jingling anklets her silk sari is soaked through-her body too, to the bone. Thank God! for the lighting flashes: They show her the path the one her messenger described. … Continue reading
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The abhisarika nayika is a heroine who sets out to meet her lover, heedless of the consequences. Often depicted walking in the rain with snakes out and about. The nayika says: I know it is now time to part. To part … Continue reading
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