Since you all loved the “Ancient Perspectives On Death” episode from last season, we’re resurrecting it as a regular format!
This time around, Maria and Ammo discuss The Torajan people of Indonesia, who hang out with their dead on an annual basis, Tibetan Sky Burials, and more!
Let’s see what we can learn from other cultures about giving our loved ones a proper send-off and even continuing our relationship with them.
And don’t forget to let us know what other cultures you want us to cover in future episodes.
- BBC News: Living with the dead in Indonesia
- Cleaning the dead: the afterlife rituals of the Torajan people
- Tibetan Sky Burials: Stumbling upon the secret ritual of feeding the dead to vulture 'angels'
- Sky Burials: Tradition Becomes Controversial Tourist Attraction | Short Film Showcase