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This was true in the ancient cultural religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece,
and Rome, and in traditional Hinduism, ... as Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Judaism,
Christianity, Islam, and certain modern Hindu movements (e.g., Brahmo Samaj).
This view of human nature and destiny finds most notable expression in
Hinduism and, in a subtly qualified sense, ... such as the Mesopotamian god
Nergal or the Greek god Hades, or Pluto, or the Yama of Hindu and Buddhist
Ewing Krainin— Stockpile Hindu-animist cremation in Bali, Indonesia. Bodies are
hidden inside gilded papier-mache cattle to ... In Hinduism the funeral procession
is made to the place of cremation. It is preceded by a man carrying a firebrand ...
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