sati pratha

sati, (sanskrut shabd 'sat' ka streeling) kuchh puraatan bhaarateeya hindu samudaayon mein prachalit ek aisi dhaarmik (ku) pratha thi jismein kisi purush ki mrutyoparaant usaki vidhva hui patni uske antim sanskaar ke dauraan usaki jalati hui chita mein pravishth ho kar aatmadaah kar leti thi. 1829 mein angrejon dvaara Bhaarat mein ise gairkaanooni ghoshit kiye [1]jaane ke baad se yeh pratha praaya: samaapt ho gayi.

is pratha ko iska yeh naam devi sati ke naam se mila hai jinhein dakshaayani ke naam se bhi jaana jaata hai. hindu dhaarmik granthon ke anusaar devi sati ne apne [2]pita daksh dvaara apne pati mahaadev Shiv ke tirskaar se vyathit ho yagya ki agni mein koodakar aatmadaah kar liya tha. sati shabd ko aksar akele ya fir saavitri shabd ke saath jodkar kisi "pavitra mahila" ki vyaakhya karne ke liye prayukt kiya jaata hai.

inhein bhi dekhein

sandarbh