Computing, Libraries, Tennis, India & other interests of Vikas Kamat
|Sati is Back in Vogue|| |
| Sati is Back in Vogue|
An elderly woman committed the "Sati" suicide in India
yesterday. The relatives (and even her sons) helped her burn herself along with
the corpse of her husband. BBC reports that fifteen people have been arrested,
but as we know arrests won't solve this problem.
Read about the ancient practice of Sati in Love?,
Duty? or Sacrifice? including the roots of the practice, a time-line and
eye-witness accounts of the practice.
|(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)||First Written: Wednesday, August 07, 2002|
Last Modified: 1/29/2003
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