156 the 6th of Khorddd (May); the 10th of Abdn (Octo- ber); the 9th of Azar (November)'; in the month of Dai (December) are three festivals, viz. on the 8th, the 15th, and the 23rd; besides, the 2nd of Bahman (January), and the 15th of Isfenddrmend (February). The known festivals are to be cele- brated according to regulations; and the nights of iheNdti-roz and Sherif, " glorious/' nre to be illumi- nated by torches, in the manner of the night Bha- rdt, in the 8th Arabian month, called Shdabdn, i( consecrated to the memory of forefathers;" and in the first night which is followed by the morning of a festival, the kettle-drum is to be beaten, which is also to be done on an elephant's back on all fes- tivals. A woman ought never, without necessity, to appear on horseback. The Kiitwal is enjoined to separate the fords of rivers for bathing from those for fetching water, and to assign particular fords to women. The emperor inhabiting the seventh heaven, Ak- bar, wrote a book of advice for the King Alias Safavi, and this was also penned by Shaikh Abu 1 FaziL Some precepts from this book are as follows: The high personages of the people, who ar£ the deposi- tors of the divine secrets, are to be considered with eyes of benign admiration, and kept with zeal in our conciliated hearts. Acknowledging that the bounty of the incomprehensible God embraces all religions.