Birth and death have been there since mankind began and, with it, birth and death rituals. While the act of birth is celebrated joyously, focused on showering love on the new arrival, death rites are intense and complicated, reflecting Man’s beliefs and uncertainties about the unknown other world – where do we go?
This infographic explores funeral and burial rituals from various cultures, a fascinating insight into beliefs and traditions around the world. For example, the Tibetan belief that even a dead person can be charitable – giving the body as food for vultures and crows!
42 Funeral and Burial Rituals from Around the World:
Infographic by – Avas Flowers