Last November, for example, I managed to track down a celebrated tantric at a cremation ground near Birbhum in West Bengal.
Cammue, whose agency has now performed a thorough assessment of the current cremation process at Boystown, is extremely concerned.
Then Heal STL was burned down Monday like a moribund body for cremation.
"cremation is not necessary to have safe and dignified burial," Tarik Jasarevic tells me.
Perhaps it was a Utopian form of fire alarm, and we were doomed to cremation in our mosquito-netting unless we roused ourselves.
For an instant Azuba stared, white-faced, at the cremation of the bonnet.
The stranger's sharp eyes surveyed the remaining board and the cremation ashes of the departed, and nodded sourly.
In Siam cremation is the general way of disposing of the dead.
The tooth did not, according to Sinhalese tradition, form part of the relics distributed after the cremation of the Buddha.
It is but seldom that a cremation is not in progress at the burning ghat.
1620s, from Latin cremationem (nominative crematio), noun of action from past participle stem of cremare "to burn, consume by fire" (also used of the dead), from PIE *krem-, extended form of root *ker- "heat, fire" (see carbon).