A Hindu Womans Life

Title: A Hindu Womans Life
Category: /Society & Culture/People
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A Hindu Womans Life
Reva’s Life Story As Reva carefully opened the temple door, she noticed the bright light filter in from the hot afternoon sun. The woman hoped this was a sign that the gates of heaven would open for her (Hinduism). The slight woman placed a small, brightly colored package of food at her feet and began to pray to Shives, the destroyer and regenerator. Underneath her ghungat, Reva felt the sweat trickle down her tanned …showed first 75 words of 1290 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1290 total…the air and nauseated Reva. There were horrified screams from the crowd, as Reva slowly climbed up the funeral pyre of her husband and flames engulfed her body (Hughes 50). WORKS CITED Altekar, A.S. The Position of Women in Hindu Civilization. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. “Hinduism.” Compton’s Encyclopedia. 1995 ed. Hughes, Sarah Shaver and Brady Hughes. Women in World History. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1995. “Society and Culture.” Yahoo. 10 Jan. 1997 http://www.dir.yahoo.com/societyandculture/

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