By Sanjukta Das Bhowmick
The loss of a loved one is a very sad affair. Nothing can console the family or friends of the deceased. To ensure that the deceased souls have a safe journey to the after world, every kind of ritual imaginable is performed. Nothing is left to chance.
Utmost care is taken that their spirit does not come back to haunt the ones living. Rites are performed and rules are observed.
This poster series looks at the various kinds of death rituals performed across the world. Some are really weird, and some which some may perceive to be very disturbing indeed.
But whatever keeps them spirits at bay and help them grieve.
If you liked reading this piece, do give a look at this one:
Love Matters India is an online platform that provides blush-free information and news about sexuality and sexual health for 18 to 30-year-olds in India. They are the first bilingual (English and Hindi) sexual health website in India with open, honest and non-judgmental attitude towards all topics related to love, sex, relationships and everything in between. Don’t forget to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
SheThePeople is a video story telling space that inspires women, strengthens their efforts, exchanges leadership ideas, fosters networking and reinforces their ability to contribute to growth. Through their special videos on SheThePeople.TV they are presenting the modern Indian woman a platform to discuss and share the challenges faced by this up-tapped leadership community. Don’t forget to follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
Twitter brings you closer to what you care about. Get on an exclusive chat with Twitter’s Aneesh Madani through ED. Follow him @aneeshmadani.
The Harvard US India Initiative aims to empower the youth and promote awareness about India’s most pressing issues. Don’t forget to follow them on Facebook.
Social Samosa is the only online publication reporting trends, insights and breaking stories on social media marketing.