Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani)

by Vandana P. Soni | 2014 | 98,532 words

This study represents an English translation of the Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947). Meghani was born in Chotila and left an important landmark on the history of Saurashtra and Gujarat folklore, Indian poetry, journalism and other literary sciences....

Chapter 26 - Chokha Kajali Vrat

The observers of this ritual vow take one thousand paddies and for so many years with the help of their two nails they husk 1000 whole rice from the paddies.

If a daughter dies by leaving the vow incomplete then parents have to complete it. During night on the day of fast they remain awake and keep munching grated powder of a betel nut whole night.

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