King of Vultures

The last cremation in our shmashan took place in 1995, on the 8th of July. In India a raja is supposed to be equal to one million common people. If one raja is cremated it is believed that one million people are cremated. Before the death of this raja the atmosphere here was very different. ...

To the New Life: By the River-flow and by Confidence

I think that a cremated person will have a very good result of it. If some part of his ash comes to India and is put to some holy river like Ganges or to the ocean, he will take a better birth this time. So it is a good thing. His memory will also remain in that area where his ash was spread ...

Fire or Earth?

It all depends on the last rituals which are done with the body after death. Religions are different because their last rituals are different. And they are very important. The result is different. * * * There is no concept of taking another birth in Christianity and also in Islam. Because ...