"cremation is not necessary to have safe and dignified burial," Tarik Jasarevic tells me.
Last November, for example, I managed to track down a celebrated tantric at a cremation ground near Birbhum in West Bengal.
Then Heal STL was burned down Monday like a moribund body for cremation.
Cammue, whose agency has now performed a thorough assessment of the current cremation process at Boystown, is extremely concerned.
Perhaps it was a Utopian form of fire alarm, and we were doomed to cremation in our mosquito-netting unless we roused ourselves.
It is but seldom that a cremation is not in progress at the burning ghat.
The stranger's sharp eyes surveyed the remaining board and the cremation ashes of the departed, and nodded sourly.
The cremation, my dear, has nothing in truth to do with the Fixed Period.
The tooth did not, according to Sinhalese tradition, form part of the relics distributed after the cremation of the Buddha.
Here, as in Calcutta, cremation is constantly going on beside the river.
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).