Santhara or sallekhan? Hinduism and Jainism

9 points | Post submitted by Komal Jain 1410 days ago | 1 comments | viewed 766 times

Q: What is equivalent of Santhara(Sallekhan?) in Hinduism?

  • jay1407 days ago | +0 points

    Some years back in one movie about some Roman Emperor Seen a similar concept ,where a elderly grandfather due to improper behavior and cruelty of his sons & grandchildren for thrown in frustration decides to end his life (slow & painful death) by immersing himself in some kind of liquid.So i think this concept is somewhat univarsal althoug ours little diff. 


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