Funeral
A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, respecting, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and practices used by a culture to ...
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Designing Your Funeral | Ratterman Brothers, Inc. - Louisville, KY
There are two facets of the design process. First, we ask you to consider how you wish to honor and celebrate the life. When those important decisions are made, we’ll turn to the issue of how you wish...
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Pre-planning your funeral should be a natural part of life and an important task to better prepare your family. Rattermans Funeral Homes in Louisville, Ky.
Construction workers shocked to discover a centuries-old Mummy in China
Construction workers shocked to discover a centuries-old Mummy in China Construction workers in China were shocked to discover a centuries-old coffin containing an extremely well-preserved male corps...
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A disturbing trend has been noticed across the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control the number of suicides has risen at a noticeable
Missing Link Found? Mummified Body With Uncanny Features Could be First REAL Evidence of Evolved Alien Species
A mysterious mummy with uncanny features was dug up from a tunnel in the desolate region of Nazca, Peru. Researchers believe it could be of an alien species
Genetics Shows Ancient Egyptian Kings Weren't African
The first ever genetic analysis of mummies found that ancient Egyptian kings were more closely related to West Asians than Africans, according to a study
Plan Ahead
Pre-planning your funeral should be a natural part of life and an important task to better prepare your family. Rattermans Funeral Homes in Louisville, Ky.
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Grief and healing resources for the remaining family
Chinese monk mummified in gold leaf
The mummification process is part of a Buddhist tradition that honors faithful monks. Produced by Maya Dangerfield. Images courtesy of AP and Reuters. Read m...
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A story about the importance of being prepared for the inevitable.
Fungi Funeral: Mushroom ‘Death Suit’ Offers Eco-Friendly Alternative To Caskets & Cremation
If you are looking for a radical new way to dispose of your body after death, look no further than mushrooms, says TED Fellow artist Jae Rhim Lee. Coming on the market this year, her “death suit” will...
Egyptian god Osiris' 'tomb' discovered
The unusual tomb structure (pictured) was built during the 25th Dynasty between 760 and 525BC and was uncovered at the Al-Gorna necropolis on Luxor’s west bank.
BBC Travel - The smoked corpses of Aseki
“There were 14 corpses in total, arranged on bamboo scaffolding in life-like positions or curled up like foetuses inside large baskets.”
Ancient Tattooed Aryan Mummies of Asia
Central Asian Caucasoids, tall people with red or blond hair and light eyes, had long been the subject of ancient Chinese legend. Then, in the early 20th century, archeologists digging in the Tarim Ba...
Funeral (Buddhism)
In Buddhism, death marks the transition from this life to the next for the deceased.Among Buddhists, death is regarded as an occasion of major religious significance, both for the deceased and for the...
Christian burial
A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with specifically Christian ecclesiastical rites; typically, in consecrated ground. Until recent times Christians generally objected to cremation,...
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Cremation in the Christian World
Today, cremation is an increasingly popular form of disposition of the deceased. This is true even in the Christian world, which for many years was opposed to cremation but has come to a greater acce...
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Antyesti
Antyesti or Hindu funeral rites, also referred to as Antim Sanskar, is an important Sanskara, sacrament of Hindu society. Extensive texts of such rites are available, particularly in the Garuda Purana...
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Islamic funeral
Funerals in Islam (called Janazah in Arabic) follow fairly specific rites, though they are subject to regional interpretation and variation in custom. In all cases, however, sharia (Islamic religious ...
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Bereavement in Judaism
Bereavement in Judaism (Hebrew: אֲבֵלוּת, aveilut ; mourning) is a combination of minhag and mitzvah derived from Judaism's classical Torah and rabbinic texts. The details of observance ...
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Japanese funeral
A Japanese funeral (葬儀 sōgi or 葬式 sōshiki) includes a wake, the cremation of the deceased, a burial in a family grave, and a periodic memorial service. According to 2007 statistics, 99.81% of deceased...
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Funeral practices and burial customs in the Philippines
Funeral practices and burial customs in the Philippines encompass a wide range of personal, cultural, and traditional beliefs and practices which Filipinos observe in relation to death, bereavement, a...
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State funeral
A state funeral is a public funeral ceremony, observing the strict rules of protocol, held to honor people of national significance. State funerals usually include much pomp and ceremony as well as re...
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Funerary art
Funerary art is any work of art forming, or placed in, a repository for the remains of the dead. The term also encompasses cenotaphs ("empty tombs"), tomb-like monuments which do not contain human rem...
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Funeral home
A funeral home, funeral parlor or mortuary, is a business that provides burial and funeral services for the dead and their families. These services may include aprepared wake and funeral, and the prov...
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