On the day after death, food, made bitter by the addition of margosa (Melia Azadirachta) leaves, is offered.
Several groves of margosa trees are said to flourish in her vicinity.
But this is now only done by children, the grown-up women putting the margosa twigs over a cloth wrapped round the loins.
I have come down on my car, which is decorated with mango flowers, margosa and jasmine.
margosa oil is obtained from the seeds of Melia azedarach, a tree which is found in most parts of India and Burma.
Sometimes, also, leaves of the margosa are strung together, and hung across the village street.
Children who suffer from fits are branded with a twig of margosa or with a glass bangle.
Carrying a pot decorated with flowers and margosa leaves round the temple.
Take the nest of a crow from a margosa tree, and bury it at the cremation ground.
In the evening previous to the Limma, bitter food—the fruits or leaves of the margosa tree (Melia Azadirachta)—are eaten.