first reference to Durga; first reference to sindur

Oliver Hellwig hellwig7 at GMX.DE
Sun Feb 22 12:11:42 UTC 2009

For sindura in early classical Skt. refer to:

Sushrutasamhita Cik. 9.61
Rtusamhara 1.24
Suryashataka 1.1

Lots of references can be found in alchemical texts (see White, 

Best, Oliver

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