Raja ram mohan roy was an indian social reformer he is most famously rembered for his efort in abolishing sati pratha sati pratha was an old indian ritual in which the women who had recently lost her husband would be burnt alive on her husbands funeral. Sati, is a word refer to ancient hindu practise, prevalent during the time of guru nanak, when the widow/s of a deceased hindu would throw themselves, voluntarily or forcibly on to their husband's funeral pyre. With the growing hue and cry on banning 'triple talaq', samajwadi party leader azam khan has yet again spewed controversy on 19 april by asking uttar pradesh chief yogi adityanath to reinstate 'sati pratha' before banning 'triple talaq'in the state sati pratha is an ancient hindu funeral tradition . Vedas and sati pratha sati pratha is one among the most favorite topic discussed by hindu-bashers there are special groups working on intellectual platform whose duty is to dishonor hindus as one who oppress women-hood equality and rights.
When i was in 8th standard, i was taught that hinduism carried many evil practices like dowry, sati, caste system etc well i have already blasted the truth about dowry practice in one of the earlier posts. Had 'sati' been a 'pratha' or practice, all these would have burnt themselves on the pyre thus using the word 'pratha' in itself is a misnomer so, neither the scriptures nor the sequence of events favors prevalence of this practice in ancient hindu lands or societies. Introduction: sati system or pratha is one of the cruelest, evil, inhuman and immoral social practices prevailing in our country sati system refers to the act of committing suicide by the widowed women on the funeral pyre of his husband this is an inhuman act in 1987, roop kanwar committed sati at the age of 18.
The origins of sati the origins of sati as self-immolation are hotly debated it is often associated with war and concepts of honor. Sati pratha – truth and facts i have met shahnawaz husain during a trip to mumbai he was my fellow traveler from london to mumbai he is now an indian desi in uk with a very modern outlook he was talking about superstitions and wrong traditions plaguing india i have agreed to most of his . Sati the mere mention of the word conjures images of widows burning on funeral pyres all across ancient and medieval india, right upto 1829 when it was outlawed by the reforming britishers, and raja ram mohan roy.
Sati pratha don't have any existence in the past many one think sati has come into practice due to devi sati ( wife of lord shiva) jumped into fire. Sati pratha was banned in india in 1829 by the british government. Rani sati, also identified as narayani devi and referred to as dadiji (grandmother), is said to be a rajasthani woman who lived sometime between the 13th and the 17th . Sati incident in 1928, a young widow sampati kuer from berhna village committed sati on funeral pyre of her deceased husband british government suspected foul play and sentenced 10 people to prison including her brother murlidhar pandey from berhna since sati pratha was outlawed 100 years back by british government. In this age of ascending feminism and focus on equality and human rights, it is difficult to assimilate the hindu practice of sati, the burning to death of a widow on her husband's funeral pyre, into our modern world.
Sati pratha - get latest news on sati pratha read breaking news on sati pratha updated and published at zee news. Sati pratha the mere mention of the word conjures images of widows burning on funeral pyres all across ancient and medieval india, right upto 1829 when it. Sati pratha nepal kisu pele loading unsubscribe from kisu pele truth about sati - duration: 4:56 navneet dronamraju 11,394 views 4:56.
The truth about sati practice by udaylal pai january 11, 2015 i have met shahnawaz husain during a trip to mumbai “hindu scriptures glorify sati pratha . Argument against sati 1930 after it was banned in 1829. A skit on sati and women in 18th century - download as word doc (doc / docx), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online this skit is on how woman were treated in respect to men earlier and the ruthless sati pratha due to which they lost their innocent lives.