How Cultures Around the World Celebrate Death

By Alexandra Gandolfo The human response to death is varied, complex and emotionally engaging. Here are samples of customs from around the world. Indonesia On the Indonesian island Sulawesi, the Torajan people honor their dead in the religious tradition of Aluk To Dolo (Way of the Ancestors). For the Torajan, death is less a grinding-to-a-halt … Continue reading How Cultures Around the World Celebrate Death