Top British court rejects Hindu request for open-air pyre

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LONDON (RNS) A Hindu man has lost his legal fight to be cremated on a traditional open-air pyre in Britain’s countryside to ensure himself “a good death.” The High Court in London on Friday (May 8) told Davender Ghai that the open-air pyre violates a 107-year-old British law governing cremation. Ghai, 70, conceded that “my […]

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