A few hours after death a body is brought to a burning ghat, men being covered with a white sheet and women with a red cloth.
It is but seldom that a cremation is not in progress at the burning ghat.
All about the burning ghat where the poor dead are being reduced to ashes hundreds are bathing or washing their clothes.
Looking in our direction at every step he proceeded and reached the burning ghat.
The burning ghat, where cremation is going on at all hours of the day, is the first place the stranger visits.
For two weeks I lay on my back feeling like a Hindoo widow on a burning ghat.
(A burning ghat is the place where dead bodies of Hindoos are cremated).
The fierce current guards and gives privacy to a score of palaces and temples, as well as a burning ghat.
But let no one come to thine aid, lest there be nothing of thee left to take to the burning ghat.'
It was about eight o'clock in the morning when my boat reached this burning ghat.