Whenever one thinks of spirituality, religion, faith or rituals the first country that comes to ones mind is India or Hindustan and as the name suggests it is country that has majority of the population that belongs to Hindu religion. There are lot of religious or spiritual places in India but there are few such religious places that are famous or meant for Antim Samaskar or Asthi Visarjan. So, now let us look into these famous places that are meant for antim samskar in detail below.
Firstly, The first religious place in India that comes to ones mind as soon as they think of antim samaskar is Varanasi, It is situated in one of the biggest states in India that is Uttar Pradesh. Recently a new state was carved out of the present Uttar Pradesh that is Uttaranchal. Varanasi is located on the touch away distance of the legendary river that is River Ganga. One of the famous rituals that are performed in this place is called ganga aarti. It is in this river that the asthi visarjan or antim samskar is performed. In this case, the body is either burnt or the ashes of the body is floated into the river ganga. The other uniqueness of the place is a Hagori's. These are a unique set of people who normally wears the safforn dress and is associated with death anniversary at Varanasi.
Secondly, The second place that comes to ones mind is Srirangapatna city in karnataka. The place is also known for the history of famous ruler that is Tippu sultan, who waged a war against the britisher's to save him kingdom and few people also call him as freedom fighter but still the matter is in discussion. The place touches or resides on the famous river that is Cauvery. It is one of the life line for most of the states in India and provides drinking water to silicon valley of India that is Bangalore. People also perform asthi visarjan at this place.
So, one conclude that these were few of the asthi visarjan places that cam to my mind. If you guys know any other places please let us know.