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Cremation Increasingly popular in the west, burning of the dead is prescribed by various cultures following Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism.
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Hanging Around The Bo people, early inhabitants of China, hung the coffins of their dead from cliffs, some 500 feet off the ground.
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Tibetans proceed to "Heavenly Funeral" i
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Sky Burial The ancient and once common Tibetan practice consists of dismembering the dead and leaving their body parts for consumption by an…
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Sokushinbutsu This rare self-mummification ritual was practiced by Buddhist monks who would spend 1000 days slowly poisoning themselves en r…
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Cannibalism Modern-day women of the Gimi tribe in New Guinea carry on a ritual that involves eating the flesh of men who have died.
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Space Burial To date there have been seven rocket flights putting remains in orbit; Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and Dr. Timothy Leary…