Burial Ceremonies From Around The World


The customs of dealing with earthly remains of the departed vary widely around the world. Most are rites handed down over hundreds or even thousands of years. Brave New Traveler takes a look at ten cultures and their funeral and burial practices. Link -via Digg

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Sky burial is the most logical and Earth friendly among most practices in Westernized countries.

Sky burial does not:

- pollute the Earth unlike the creamation process
- add embalming fluid and other chemicals to the Earth
- fill the Earth with boxes of bones, disturbing nature
- perpetuate the worship of humans (all of which are disgusting filthy creatures who have to bathe, perfume or cologne themselves and smear fragrances all over them and wrap themselves with clothing, trim this or that and other rituals in order to hide their filthy natures from one another)
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