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" Kaleeshunkur, a few attendants, and about twentv persons to throw the animal down, and hold it in the post, while the head was cut off. The goats were sacrificed first, then the buffaloes, and last of all two or three rams. In order to secure the animals,... "
The Calcutta Review - Page 509
1856
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A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos ..., Volume 2

William Ward - 1815
...hold it in the post, while the head was cut off. The goats were sacrificed first, then the buffalos, and last of all two or three rams. In order to secure...the ground, and made open at the top like the space betwixt the prongs of a fork. After the animal's neck was fastened in the wood by a peg which passed...
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History, Literature and Religion of the Hindoos, Volume 1

William Ward - 1817
...and also the executioner, with Kalee- shunkurii, p A name of Kalee, meaning black. a few attendants, and about twenty persons to throw the animal down,...the ground, and made open at the top like the space betwixt the prongs of a fork. After the ani mitl's neck was fastened in the wood by a peg which passed...
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A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos: Including a ...

William Ward - 1815 - 429 pages
...In order to secure the animals, ropes were fastened round their legs ; they were then thrown clown, and the neck placed in a piece of wood fastened into...the ground, and made open at the top like the space betwixt the prongs of a fork. After the animal's neck was fastened in the wood by a peg which passed...
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The Hindoos as They are: A Description of the Manners, Customs, and Inner ...

Ṣivachandra Vasu - 1881 - 305 pages
...were the animals devoted to sacrifice, and also the executioner, with Kali Sunkur, a few attendants, and about twenty persons to throw the animal down...placed in a piece of wood fastened into the ground and open at the top like the space betwixt the prongs of a fork. After the animal's neck was fastened in...
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The Mela at Tulsipur, glimpses of missionary life and work in India

Brenton Hamline Badley - 1884
...people ! poor people ! " while the head was cut ofl. The goats were sacri6ced first, then the huffaloes, and last of all two or three rams. In order to secure...the ground, and made open at the top like the space betwixt the prongs of a fork. After the animal's neck was fastened in the wood by a peg which passed...
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Buddhism in Christendom: Or, Jesus, the Essene

Arthur Lillie - 1887 - 410 pages
...persons were in attendance to throw the animal down and hold it to the post whilst the head was being cut off. The goats were sacrificed first, then the...with a broad heavy axe, cut off the head at one blow. The heads were carried in an elevated posture by an attendant (dancing as he went), the blood running...
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Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, Volume 37

1905
...of all two or three ratn. In order to secure the animals, ropes were fastened round their legs; tbey were then thrown down, and the neck placed in a piece of wood by a peg wbich passed over it, the men who hold it pulled forcibly at the heels; while the ezecntioner,...
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