Death by Sallekhana
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An Example of Nishidhi Stone
Nishidhi-stones are memorials erected in the memory of those who give up their life (suicide) meditating. We see numerous instances of such suicides in India.
See also: Jaina Nishidhi Stone, Nishidhi Stone of Machikabbe
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