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Hand imprints of women who had to undergo Sati can be found on walls near the large gates or pols, in Jodhpur. These imprints were taken just before the Sati ritual. Someone would then carve out the imprints on stone.
Some very tiny hand prints can be seen - a proof that even young girls who might have been child brides to much older men, must've fallen prey to this ritual.
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Sati is an obsolete practice where widows were burned along with the funeral pyre of their deceased husband. For a polygamous man, all his wives had to undergo Sati!
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Though the custom is obsolete, once in a while you get to hear news reports on how the women of Sati are glorified. who might have been child brides to much older men, must've fallen prey to this ritual.
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Sati is an obsolete practice where widows had to be burned along with the funeral pyre of their deceased husband. For a polygamous man, all his wives had to go!
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Though the custom is obsolete, once in a while you get to hear news reports on how the women of Sati are glorified.
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Travel Diary - Rajasthan
Hand imprints of women who had to undergo Sati can be found on walls near the large gates or pols, in Jodhpur. These imprints were taken just before the Sati ritual. Someone would then carve out the imprints on stone. <br />
Some very tiny hand prints can be seen - a proof that even young girls who might have been child brides to much older men, must've fallen prey to this ritual.<br />
.<br />
Sati is an obsolete practice where widows were burned along with the funeral pyre of their deceased husband. For a polygamous man, all his wives had to undergo Sati! <br />
.<br />
Though the custom is obsolete, once in a while you get to hear news reports on how the women of Sati are glorified. who might have been child brides to much older men, must've fallen prey to this ritual.<br />
.<br />
Sati is an obsolete practice where widows had to be burned along with the funeral pyre of their deceased husband. For a polygamous man, all his wives had to go!<br />
.<br />
Though the custom is obsolete, once in a while you get to hear news reports on how the women of Sati are glorified.