Liberated ascetics are buried, not cremated

यतिनाम्मरणानन्तरं दशाहपर्यन्तं कृत्यवर्णनं नामैकविंशोऽध्यायः
Tasks upto ten days after the death of an ascetic – Chapter 21

वामदेव उवाच |

Vamadeva said (to Kartikeya) as a prelude to his question

ये मुक्ता यतयस्तेषां दाहकर्म न विद्यते |
मृते शरीरे खननं तद्देहस्य श्रुतं मया || 1 ||

There is no burning ceremony (cremation) of those who are liberated ascetics. I have heard that on the dead body, burial of the body (is performed).

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