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  • Indeed, according to a recent account by a close observer of the religious practices prevalent in southern India, fully four-fifths of the people of the Dravidian race, whilst nominally acknowledging the spiritual guidance of the Brahmans, are to this day practically given over to the worship of their nondescript local village deities (grama-devata), usually attended by animal sacrifices frequently involving the slaughter, under revolting circumstances, of thousands of victims. Curiously enough these local deities are nearly all of the female, not the male sex.
  • The grama, buffalo and bunch varieties cure on the stem, and furnish throughout the winter an excellent ranging food.
  • The hills and mesas covered with the nutritious grama grass form excellent grazing grounds, which are most extensive in Bernalillo, Guadalupe, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Union and Valencia counties.
  • Bouteloua with numerous species (mesquite grass, grama grass) on the plains of the south-western United States, afford good grazing.
  • In 1400, M?dhava of Sañgam?grama calculated pi to thirteen decimal places, that is, 3.1415926535897.

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