They also show that monks regularly perform funerary rites
despite the lack of ritual instructions in any early Buddhist textual sources.
9) In my rereading of this document, I argue that the model of opposition between bon and gshen is based on a false dichotomy, and that these two classes of priests were identical, or nearly identical, ritual specialists involved mostly in healing, divination, and funerary rites
He was given the name "Nelson" by a school teacher in the Methodist primary school he attended as a child in his ancestral village Qunu--the same place where he was laid to rest according to Xhosa traditional funerary rites
on December 15, 2013.
These comprise standard funerary rituals for the "good" dead (with highly specific variants for dead monks, for instance) and special rituals for the "bad" dead (a particularly rich theme in Asian cultures, as we know from the studies edited by Baptandier), but also annual communal rituals or festivals that aim at addressing still unresolved (or unsatisfactorily resolved) death matters-- potentially dangerous wandering ghosts who have not received funerary rites
, or who have not found the passage to rebirth or to the afterworld, as well as the suffering denizens of hell.
Specialists in the art of Asia, Europe, or Latin America explore such topics as Chinese export porcelain for the Mexican colonial market, a foldout map of the Manila galleons and their trade network in 1610, the catafalque of Margaret of Austria and royal funerary rites
in 17th-century Lima, sculptural replication in the early modern transatlantic world, and casta paintings and self-fashioning artists in New Spain.
Hurst Park staged racing for the last time on October 10, 1962, when nearly 6,000 turned up to observe the funerary rites
and the valedictory race was won by Anassa, trained by Towser Gosden and ridden by Des Cullen.
A discussion of the war's casualties and funerary rites
makes up the final section of this chapter.
It is intended as a contribution to the anthropological study of ritual and to the ethnography of Borneo religion in which the study of shamanistic life rituals has been overshadowed by a longstanding fascination with death and funerary rites
A town hall report says: "Funeral directors and faith groups whose funerary rites
require cremation have expressed demands for a local crematorium.
No one is more familiar with the rituals and cadences of modern funerary rites
than the American poet, essayist and undertaker, Lynch; just as no one had a better ear for the sound of the human voice than Terkel, gathering stories of work; as for Larry, Moe and Curly, they speak for themselves.
On Burying the Dead: Funerary Rites
and the Dialectic of Freedom and Nature in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, DAVID CIAVATTA
Hindus in Leicester, for instance, have been fighting to construct a Hindu crematorium, but planners do not seem to understand the special rituals surrounding the funerary rites
in the community.