Hear the description of a sati, given by a Hindu, the subject of which was his own aunt.
I saw men of the sati, and one of them—a friend unto Egypt—knew me.
Slaves like us, what was owned by quality-folks, was sati'fied an' didn' sing none of dem freedom songs.
The old system of sati, whereby a woman immolated herself on the funeral pyre of her dead husband, what was it?
The bodies of the dead are burned and sati, which was formerly frequent, is believed still to take place in noble families.
The custom of sati has been outlawed; but the spirit of sati still dominates the womanly heart of the Hindu wife.
Here in his extremity he was found by the sati or Asiatics, and rescued.
All were lost in admiration of the wifely loyalty she had shown in her sati, a loyalty rare indeed in these degenerate days.
By such a death as that alluded to, she earns the title of sati, the "excellent."
Daksha, the father of sati or Bhavani and father-in-law of the great god Siva, institutes a great sacrifice.