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In the first place they are washed with water made sour with sumac in order to be cleansed from The water is given away in drinks for In return money is taken. In of blessing. purposes the second place, the kochaks go around with the their rust. sanjaks to collect money. DEVIL WORSHIP 58 In their preaching, the seihs tell the people that all kings have come from their descent, such as Nisroch,^^ is Nasr-ad-Din, and Kamus who is Fahr-ad-Din, and Artamis, who is §ams-ad-Din, and many others, as Shabur and Yoram; and many royal names of the who ancient kings, together with their own (Yezidi) kings, are from their seed.

God therefore sent a bird to him which pecked at his anus and made an outlet, and Adam was relieved. Now Gabriel was away from Adam for a hundred And Adam wa-s sad and weeping. Then God years. commanded Eve from under the left Adam. Now it came to pass, after the creation of Eve and of all the animals, that Adam and Eve quarreled over the question whether the human race should be descended from him or her, for each Gabriel to create shoulder of wished rel be the sole begetter of the race. This quaroriginated in their observation of the fact that to among animals both the male and the female were factors in the production of their respective species.

Then God seals them with his cause is sitting for the year),^" own seal. to the And god who him power to the great is to do all God gives a sealed decision come down. He, moreover, grants things according to his own will. God prefers doing good and charity to fasting and praying. The worship of any idol, such as Seyed-adDin or §eih Sams is better than fasting. Some layman is to give a banquet to a kochak after the fasting of the latter forty days, whether it be in summer or in If he (the kochak) says this entertainment is an alms given to the sanjak, then he is not released from his fasting.

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