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Regional: Asia: India: Society and Culture: Crime
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Society: Death: Suicide: Altruistic
Kamat: The Tradition of Sati in India
- Sati is the traditional Hindu practice of a widow immolating herself on her husband's funeral pyre.
The Representation of Sati
- Includes a number of drawings by the Flemish artist Baltazard Solvyns from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, together with extracts from European accounts.
Sati (practice) - Wikipedia
- Article and a collection of references.
Sati - Burning of the Hindu widow
- Describes the history of this practice, the origins, and recent history.
Women In The Sacred Laws - The Later Law Books
- An extract from a work by Shakuntala Rao Shastri. Includes early history of the practice, and the way that the treatment of sati came to differ from treatment of other forms of suicide.
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