Muttony gluttony

  Even if you are not an Ilm-e-Khshnoo-mist or a Parsi Theosophist, there are sufficient hints in Zoroastrian scriptures and religious texts that the Prophet wanted us to abjure meat. That’s why the Parsi Vegetarian and Temperance Society was founded by the traditionalists in 1859. Ultra orthodox Navsari, known as dharam ni tekdi, however, chose to ignore this prescription. They gorged on flesh. And more than fish or fowl, on mutton (goat, never lamb). Early morning, you brushed your teeth with tiny twigs of the neem tree. Some pioneers of dental hygiene preferred to rub Monkey brand tooth powder (the monkey......

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