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Author Justice, Christopher.
Title Dying the good death : the pilgrimage to die in India's Holy City / Christopher Justice.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1997]
©1997

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Subject Death -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Hinduism -- India -- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh) -- Customs and practices.
Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India) -- Religious life and customs.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 268 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-262) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585062137 (electronic bk.)
9780585062136 (electronic bk.)
0791432610
0791432629
OCLC # 42636549
Additional Format Print version: Justice, Christopher. Dying the good death. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1997 0791432610 (DLC) 96017471 (OCoLC)34546542
Table of Contents
 Illustrations 
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 Notes on Transliteration 
1Perspectives on Death and Dying1
2Kashi and Studying Hinduism15
3The Historical Context of Dying in Kashi37
4The Kashi Labh Muktibhavan67
5Dying as Tradition111
6Dying in a Spiritual System135
7Dying and Morality171
8Physiological Dying197
9Good Death and the Dying Process219
 Afterword235
AppSurvey Questionnaire and Compilation of Responses239
 Glossary of Commonly Used Hindi Terms243
 Notes247
 References253
 Index263