Sati: Historical and Phenomenological Essays

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1988 - Social Science - 129 pages
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Contents

Hindus to Sati
19
The Role of the Brahmanas in the Commission of Sati
25
The Scriptural Sanction for Sati in Hinduism
31
The Identification of a New Form of Sati
39
Native Response
49
Christian Missionary
57
Its Role in the Abolition of Sati
67
Sati Widowhood and Yoga
73
Notes
85
Bibliography
115
Sanskrit Index
121
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