With reference to the Rig-Vedic, which among the following statements is / are correct?
1.Burial as a form of funeral ceremony is more ancient than cremation among ancient Hindus
2.The concept of Hell and its tortures are mentioned in some verses of Rig Veda
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Answer: [A] Only 1 is correct

Burial was probably the first form of funeral ceremony among ancient Hindus ; but this was soon followed by cremation, and the ashes were then buried in the earth. It is remarkable that there is no mention of a hell and its tortures in the Rig Veda.

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