10 The No Ordinary Funeral

In many cultures in the world, death is something sacred that required a special ceremony to honor or commemorate the dead menreka. Looks like burial and cremation is a ritual of death is commonly encountered. However, believest you that there are some cultures dispose of the bodies, danced with the corpse to the most terrible is the ritual of eating corpse! ... ..
Please prepare yourself before you read the ritual of unusual deaths below:

10. Funeral With Nude Dancers

Attending the funeral ceremonies can be boring, unless there are professional strippers at funerals. In China Donghai area, the funeral was a status symbol. Reputation and honor the dead is considered directly proportional to the number of people who attended his funeral. So the family hired strippers to attract a crowd. The Chinese authorities have begun to crack down on this practice after the incessant media reported.

9. Dancing With the Dead

Believe it or not, the Malagasy in Madagascar remove the dead from the grave and do the celebration with them. Ritual called Famadihana is believed the spirit of the deceased will be joined by their fathers after his body decomposed. The celebration is accompanied by dances with the dead is held once every seven years and is a joyful family reunion time.

8. Sky Burial

Tibet harsh climate and rocky soil make the funeral there was impossible. So, citizens of Buddhism in Tibet often go for a 'sky burial' in which the body would be chopped, mixed with flour and set in such a way as to be eaten by birds of prey. They believe that the body is merely a vessel for the soul and must return to nature.

7. Tana Toraja funeral

Cemeteries in Tana Toraja region of Indonesia is a great ritual. A funeral is accompanied by music, dance and party to a number of guests. Understandably, death here is a luxurious opportunity at a great price. So, the family of the deceased is given the suspension, they do not need to bury the bodies immediately. They just can wrap it and store it in their homes, while they save money for funeral expenses. Savings can take weeks, months or even years. While that time, the corpse is treated as a sick person and included in the daily routine. A funeral is actually happening when the family did the ceremony of death and the coffin was placed in a cemetery in the form of cave or hanging on the cliff.

6. Death fascinates

People now can 'wear' their loved ones on their fingers. An American company that is LifeGem offers opportunity for those who died and loved into a synthetic diamond. This process begins by capturing carbon from the body during cremation of the deceased. Carbon from dead body is then converted into graphite subsequently undergo a process with very high temperature and pressure to get a crystal gleaming like diamonds. Prices range from $ 3,500 to $ 20,000 depending on the size of rust.

5. Fantasy coffins

If only Elvis died in Teshi (Ghana), then he will be buried in a coffin-shaped guitar. Residents of this suburb Accran in the habit of burying their dead in coffins fantasy. The coffin was a portrait of the deceased profession. replica of a giant bottle of coke, fruit or 'gadgets' other will be displayed in the coffin showroom.

4. Endocannibalisme

Perhaps this ritual worst death ever. Endocannibalism e is the practice where people eat the dead bodies. The idea behind this terrible habit is the belief that by eating the body of the dead then all at once would 'suck' the properties of the deceased for the assimilation of the spirit. Some tribes in South America and Australia are said to have practiced this horrible ritual. But many academics feel endocannibalisme are false accusations thrown by the colonial administration in the early days to get the reason of political domination. According to the anthropologist Napoleon Changon, Yanomamo communities in South America still eat the ashes and remaining bones of people who die after the cremation.

3. Self-mummification

This makes the near-death ritual sounds like a joke. Some Buddhist monks called Sokushinbutsu in Japan not just commit suicide, they also do so in a way that is believed to cause them to be a mummy. This process begins with a diet of nuts and fruits combined with hard physical activity. Elimination of body fat is achieved with the first step. The second step involves the loss of body fluids and poison their bodies to prevent maggot attack. This is achieved by consuming the skin, roots and poisonous tea for a thousand days.
At the last stage, the monk was about to enter a tomb stone, sitting in the lotus position and wait for death. He will ring the bell every day to let fellow monks knew that he was still alive. And then when the bell no longer rang, the monks will seal the tomb, to wait 1000 days to go before opening it to verify that mummification.

2. Fasting To Death

Vimla Devi, an Indian woman's fight against cancer, died in 2006. The cause of death was not cancer but fasting for 13 days called santhara. This voluntary death by fasting practiced by the Jains, a community that believes anti-violence towards all beings. Santhara usually begins after the person decides that his life goal has been reached and ready for spiritual purification . Known for a similar ritual, which is often regarded as a form of suicide or euthanasia. However, in the community, santhara this taboo.

1. Exposure

Zoroastrians believe that after death the body only makes pollution alone. Cremation or burial ruled out because they assume will pollute the sacred elements like fire and earth. So, they perform a ritual called the exposure of the dead. The deceased's body is stored in the tower called the Tower of Silence and allowed to be eaten by vultures. This practice is still carried out in the Indian subcontinent. Reduced Vulture vulture population in India has caused this process to be horrible. Some recent photos, showing the rotting corpses pile on top of Tower in Mumbai (India), and generates controversy in the community.

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