Semantic Tag: Ritual

PETER Stringfellow’s funeral will reportedly take place at a woodland burial site see here for full article from The...
Japan has a cremation rate of over 99%, the highest of any country in world Some local governments even ban traditional burials This was not always the case – before World War II, cremation was...
Many of the islands of the Pacific have maintained a strong connection to their cultural religious beliefs, despite the historical influence of many Christian missions In Papua New Guinea, when a...
Often referred to as one of the most spectacular and interesting Balinese ceremonies, the “Ngaben,” or cremation, is a religious rite of Hindu descent, although it’s quite a bit different to...
The Zoroastrians believe that death is evil triumphing over good and, once the body is dead, demons have the ability to contaminate the corpse  As the bodies could pollute everything due to their...
On a Cliffside in Sichuan province of southwest China hang over three hundred coffins, all of them several hundred feet up a sheer rock face  While various forms of coffin hanging existed around...
Every two to seven years, families of the Malagasy people of Madagascar gather for famadihana ceremonies to honour their deceased loved ones   Known as “turning of the bones,” these ceremonies,...
Sussex Funeral Services will be writing helpful articles here from time to time Mainly about Funeral Services in Brighton and Hove Sussex but also about other funeral related services like how to...
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