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Trial by Fire

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Trial by Fire
Sita's Trial by Fire
Lord Rama's queen Sita is said to have proven her character by subjecting herself to a fire (Agni), and coming out of the fire unharmed. Was the Sati practice initiated to establish a woman's righteousness?

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Woman Commits Suicide on Funeral PyreMemorials Erected for Women Who Committed SatiDecorated Sati from a Hero-stone (Mahasati Stone)Bridal Makeup of a Woman Commiting Suicide
You are hereA Woman Goes SatiWoman being Paraded before SuicideA Memorial for a Brave Lady
Memorial to a Mahasati Hero-Stone Depicting Fierce BattleDecorated Idols of SatisA Mahasati Sculpture

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