A Hindoo widow who immolates herself, or is immolated, on the funeral pile of her husband; -- so called because this act of self-immolation is regarded as envincing excellence of wifely character.
The act of burning a widow on the funeral pile of her husband.
the burning of a wife on her husband's funeral pyre.
A practice of a widow burning to death on her husband's funeral fire. Until the British outlawed this practice, this was a practice all Hindus had in common.
the act of a Hindu widow willingly cremating herself on the funeral pyre of her dead husband
self-immolation of Hindu widows
religious practice of killing wife upon husband's death and burial.
The act of a woman placing herself on her husband's pyre, or the women who commits such an act. Made illegal by Britain in 1829.