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The Monsoon Post Contd.
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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The Monsoon Post
A bodice soaked in cooling water, play-bracelets made of lotus stems, ear ornaments made of acacia flowers, pearl necklaces of jasmine; these and their bodies wet with sandal paste are the magic used by fawn eyed damsels which needs nor … Continue reading
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