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Maldon: Essex

Scattering on the Thames Estuary Maldon, Essex Location Maldon, Essex Area of operation Blackwater Type of boat  Thames Sailing Barge Duration of trip 2-4 hours Capacity of boat 50 Refreshments Lunches, Afternoon Teas or self-cater.  Licensed Bar. Additional info The whole barge can be hired privately. Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to […]

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Southampton Water, Hampshire: River Test

Scattering Ashes Southampton Location Ocean Village, Southampton Area of operation Southampton Water Type of boat Passenger Boat, see picture, capable of carrying 150 comfortably. Heated saloon, and large sun decks. Bar, snack and drink facilities available.  Duration of trip Just over one hour, depending on location. Capacity of boat 6 -150 for boat pictured.  Refreshments […]

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Prominent Indian Hindu to have his ashes scattered in a number of holy rivers

  The ashes of late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, cremated late last month are to be scattered in a number of symbolically religious rivers across India. Mr Thackeray ‘s wishes were that his cremation ashes would be immersed in holy rivers at Harihareshwar, Nashik, Haridwar, Kashi, Kanyakumari and other places across the country. All […]

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Scattering cremated ashes over the waters of the Ganges

The river Ganges and cremation are intrinsic parts to the Hindu religion. Hinduism has spread across the globe and not all worshipers can have have their ashes spread over the Ganges. In Britain those of a Hindu faith may adopt a local river for the purpose, popular locations are Leicester, Kingston, Windsor and the river Severn However, […]

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