Ashes of immortality attempts to see the satis through hindu eyes providing an extensive experiential and psychoanalytic account of ritual self sacrifice and self mutilation in south asia based on fifteen years of fieldwork in northern india where the state banned practice of sati reemerged in the 1970s as well as extensive textual analysis . Ashes of immortality widow burning in india user review not available book verdict the spectacular phenomenon of indian women committing suicide by entering their dead husbands funeral pyres strains the limits of cross cultural understanding. Ashes of immortalilty is a good book filled to the brim with history and knowledge of widow burning however to fully appreciate this book one needs to be familiar with the caste system of india hinduism and a already knowledgable background of widow burning for these reasons i stopped reading the book. Ashes of immortality book read reviews from worlds largest community for readers at last she arrives at the fatal end of the plank and with h. Ashes of immortality widow burning in india by weinberger thomas catherine publication date 1999 topics hinduism social aspects india sati india widow suicide india widows legal statutes laws etc india publisher chicago university of chicago press collection
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