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SARVARI. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology] A woman of low caste, who was very devout and looked for the coming of Rama until she had grown old. In reward of her piety a sage raised her from her low caste, and when she had seen Rama she burnt herself on a funeral pile. She ascended from the pile in a chariot to the heaven of Vishnu.

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