The almanacs in common use are computed at Benares, Tirhut and Nadeea the three principal seminaries of Hindoo learning in the Company’s provinces whence they are annually dispersed throughout the adjacent country. Every Brahmin in charge of a temple or whose duty it is to announce the times for the observance of religious ceremonies is furnished with one of these almanacs and if he be an astronomer he makes such corrections in it as the difference of latitude and longitude render necessary.

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