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- The Horned God in India and Europe
- Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
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- Nipping Trouble in the Bud: Community and Child Custody Issues Affecting Heathens
- I suggest there are several ways to deal with religious issues, particularly as they affect child custody, getting along with neighbors, etc. One is to be open and honest unless you are in an area so benighted as to be putting yourself and your loved ones in...
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- The Vampires
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Hindu Cremation is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Hindu Cremation books and related discussion.
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- Hindu Cremation
- Hindu Cremation. The Agreement between Vienna Crematorium Administration office, Vienna. And.
- Editor's note: The content in this article has been prepared by The Indian Cremation.
- Cremation Services Guide for Indo-American. Community (Greater Bay Area) http ://www.gcabayarea.
- Dr. P.C. (Raju) Shah & Prof. B. Sanwal
- RITUALS OF CREMATION AND LAST RITES. Traditionally the Hindus cremate the dead as soon as possible after the death.
- THE QUEEN DAVENDER KUMAR GHAI -and - Hindu Council UK
- Hindu beliefs and practices in relation to the cremation of human remains, with ..
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- 125 birthday bumps for Dombivli station
- populated,” points out the 1950 treatise on the city Dombivli Shaharacha Itihaas (The History of Dombivli city) which adds, “The name Dombivli is derived from its inhabitants — the 'Dombs' (the ones who conduct Hindu cremation rites at the pyre).
Suggested Web Resources
- Cremation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- A Hindu Cremation in India. Public cremation in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- Hindu Death Rituals and Beliefs. - Hindu Way of Life
- "Hindus believe that cremation (compared to burial or outside disintegration) is most spiritually beneficial to the departed soul.
- Samskaras - Rites and Rituals in Hindu Tradition
- Hindus cremate the dead bodies. It is the established norm. But we also find the following variations.
- A Hindu Cremation in Nepal
- Once I thought this must be a grotesque custom, but I have come to respect Hindu cremation.
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