Animals As Portents Of Death

Humans have had a close association with the natural world to some degree…

Death Personified Part I

Kali, Hades, Anubis — all well-known figures of mythology that are associated with the process of death and the transition to the afterlife.

Funeral Rites Of Ancient Times Part V

Although the influence of European missionaries has altered the ancient customs of Hawaii, the practices of old ways still exists in some places today.

Death and Photography

Memento mori — translated from Latin means “remember your mortality.”

Funeral Rites Of Ancient Times Part IV

When it comes to the idea of death in modern times, many people seem to fall into one of two schools of thought…

Grieving for Animals: Is it Less Real?

It will be difficult to show that dogs and cats experience spiritual growth in the same way that humans do, especially if spirituality is defined as some kind of awareness of a higher power.