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The sacrificed horse is prepared

The sacrificed horse is prepared

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The sacrificed horse is prepared, This shows rituals being performed in accordance with the asvamedha sacrifice. The limbs of the horse are being severed and cleansed in the sacred waters of the river Sarayu by Rishyasringa and the Brahmin priests. Image taken from Ramayana, Bala Kanda. Originally published in Udaipur, 1712.

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