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WHAT IS ASTHI VISARJAN :ASTHI-VISARJAN [अस्थि-विसर्जन ] IS AN ESSENTIAL RELIGIOUS CUSTOM IN THE HINDU
RELIGION.ASTHI IMPLIES THE LEFT OVER BONES AND SOME SLAG OF A DEAD INDIVIDUAL
GATHERED SUBSEQUENT TO PERFORMING THE LAST RITUALS. IN THE HINDU RELIGION A
DEAD INDIVIDUAL IS CREMATED REGULARLY ON A FUNERAL FIRE WHERE THE DEAD BODY IS
SET ON LOGS OF FLAME. PRESENTLY DAYS ELECTRIC OR DIESEL CREMATORIUMS ARE
LIKEWISE UTILIZED AS THEY ARE FOUND AS A PART OF MOST INDIAN TOWNS.
AFTER THE LAST RITUALS ARE PERFORMED THE REMAINING PARTS OF THE DEAD INDIVIDUAL
ARE GATHERED, THESE ARE FOR THE MOST PART TIED IN A PEACE OF MATERIAL. THESE
CINDERS ARE THEN SUBMERGED IN A CLEAN REGULARLY STREAMING WATER BODY LIKE A
WATERWAY. THE ACT OF SUBMERSION IS KNOWN AS ASTHI-VISARJAN.THIS PRACTICE IS AN
ABSOLUTE NECESSITY FOR ALL HINDUS.

IT IS GENERALLY TRUSTED THAT INUNDATION OF THE FIERY DEBRIS IN THE WATERWAY
GANGA IS MOST SACRED.HENCE NUMEROUS DEDICATE HINDUS DO THE DRENCHING
FUNCTION AT SPOTS LIKE HARIDWAR AND VARANASI.AND ADDITIONALLY PLACES LIKE
NASHIK ARRANGED ON THE BANKS OF THE GODAVARI RIVER. THERE ARE NUMEROUS
DIFFERENT SPOTS WHICH ARE ADDITIONALLY CONSIDERED AS CONSECRATED AREAS FOR
THE ASTHI-VISARJAN SERVICE.