Funeral pyre

Jon Snow lights the funeral pyre for his love, Ygritte.

Jon Snow lights the funeral pyre for his love, Ygritte.

These handprints represent women who comitted Sati (alternatively, suttee),  “a funeral practice among some Hindu communities in which a recently-widowed woman would either voluntarily or by use of force and coercion immolate herself on her husband’s funeral pyre.”

These handprints represent women who comitted Sati (alternatively, suttee), “a funeral practice among some Hindu communities in which a recently-widowed woman would either voluntarily or by use of force and coercion immolate herself on her husband’s funeral pyre.”

Before the Viking Funeral Pyre: Daily Post

Before the Viking Funeral Pyre . . .: Daily Post

Careful, Julien Baker could easily become one of your all time favorite artist. In June she played her unreleased song Funeral Pyre for us, SOMEWHERE IN MUNI...

Careful, Julien Baker could easily become one of your all time favorite artist. In June she played her unreleased song Funeral Pyre for us, SOMEWHERE IN MUNI...

Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner

Brunnhilde on Grane leaps on funeral pyre, illustration, 'Siegfried and the Twilight of Gods'

Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner

"The flames obey one will here. Gaze upon your funeral pyre. I am Akira, and I will set your world ablaze to watch you burn."

"The flames obey one will here. Gaze upon your funeral pyre. I am Akira, and I will set your world ablaze to watch you burn."

NANNA - she is the ASYNJUR goddess of joy and peace. She is a wife of BALDR. NANNA is also the Norse goddess of the moon. She dies of a broken heart after BALDR is killed because of LOKI's treachery.

NANNA - she is the ASYNJUR goddess of joy and peace. She is a wife of BALDR. NANNA is also the Norse goddess of the moon. She dies of a broken heart after BALDR is killed because of LOKI's treachery.

VENOM FUNERAL PYRE #1- #3 Comic Books EXCELLENT COMPLETE SET 1993

VENOM FUNERAL PYRE #1- #3 Comic Books EXCELLENT COMPLETE SET 1993

The Monkey King Vali's Funeral Pyre    Date:ca. 1780  Culture:India (Himachal Pradesh, Kangra).  Smoke rises from the funerary pyre of the monkey king Vali, who was murdered by his brother and rival, Sugriva, with the help of Rama. At the upper left, Sugriva approaches Rama, seated in a cave, who affirms his standing as king of the monkeys

The Monkey King Vali's Funeral Pyre Date:ca. 1780 Culture:India (Himachal Pradesh, Kangra). Smoke rises from the funerary pyre of the monkey king Vali, who was murdered by his brother and rival, Sugriva, with the help of Rama. At the upper left, Sugriva approaches Rama, seated in a cave, who affirms his standing as king of the monkeys

Writing Prompt-A scream echoed as he stood from the funeral pyre-July 2016-Fantasy Prompts

Writing Prompt-A scream echoed as he stood from the funeral pyre-July 2016-Fantasy Prompts

At a Funeral Pyre in India, Anger Over a Shooting in Kansas - The New York Times

At a Funeral Pyre in India, Anger Over a Shooting in Kansas

At a Funeral Pyre in India, Anger Over a Shooting in Kansas - The New York Times

When General Napier was asked to respect the Indian custom of burning widows on their husband’s funeral pyre, he replied it was English custom to hang murderers.

When General Napier was asked to respect the Indian custom of burning widows on their husband’s funeral pyre, he replied it was English custom to hang murderers.

STAR GATES: 400 AD.  Detail of a panel showing the apotheosis (deification) of a wealthy pagan.  Is it a Star Gate? Here a god drivers upwards from the funeral pyre. The eagles represent souls ascending. The large figure on the right is the deceased, possibly Quintus Aureius Symmachus.

STAR GATES: 400 AD. Detail of a panel showing the apotheosis (deification) of a wealthy pagan. Is it a Star Gate? Here a god drivers upwards from the funeral pyre. The eagles represent souls ascending. The large figure on the right is the deceased, possibly Quintus Aureius Symmachus.

Brunnhilde on Grane leaps on to the funeral pyre of Siegfried     Arthur Rackham

Brunnhilde on Grane leaps on to the funeral pyre of Siegfried Arthur Rackham

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