`The Hindus’ is controversial, courageous

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(RNS) In English, a widow burned alive on the funeral pyre of her dead husband is called a “suttee.” In Sanskrit, she is a “sati” or “good woman.” All over India are sati stones that commemorate these deaths, the earliest dated definitively to the year 510. “These women were not a homogenous group of mindless […]

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