عنوان مقاله [English]
Sati is a Sanskrit word which means chaste and continent. It also refers to a tradition and the ceremony in which a widow burns herself because of her husband’s death. The history of this Indian tradition refers back to 1000 to 500 years B.C. and was prohibited in 1828. Persian poets, particularly those who were living in India, have benefited this Hindu tradition in their poetry and created deeply emotional poems. The writer of the article has studied Sati and its reflection in Persian literature.