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The secret behind Sati’s sacrifice

Category: Religious | Posted :Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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The secret behind Sati’s sacrifice

The secret behind Sati’s sacrifice

Goddess SatiSatiSati
The name Sati means true and justifying her name...
is considered as the prowess of divine beauty and nature. She belonged to an affluent family raised by the royal king Daksha. She fell deeply in love with Lord ShivaShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ...
and hence tied the knot with him one fine day after abandoning the comforts of her luxurious life and went on to live with Lord Shiva in the dense forest.  The royal king DakshaDakshaDaksha
Brahma, the creator of the universe, created Daksha from his right thumb...
organized a Yajna where every God was invited other than Shiva and Sati. On knowing this, Sati insisted on attending the Yajna despite the denial from Lord Shiva to do so.  The argument aroused between Sati and her father (Daksha), who kept on insulting Lord Shiva as the latter was unhappy with her choice of man. Sati was profoundly embarrassed with her father’s words that pierced her soul and ripped her mind apart. With the help of great yogic powers she bestowed, she decided to set her body on fire and sacrificed her precious soul for her husband setting an example for the unfathomable respect in Hindu women towards their husbands.

 
The evil practice of Sati is described as a Hindu custom in which a woman burns to death on her husband’s funeral pyre that is based on blind faith and baseless belief of the Hindu community. Sati Pratha is rampant in the Rajput Rajput is short for “Raj Putra” which means “son of a king” in Sanskrit. They came into prominence during 6th and 7th century and dominated most of the central India. Rajputs are considered the royal and martial clans of central, western and northern India as well as eastern Pakistan.families in the northwest India, mostly remote areas.
 

 

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