I like it that when a Zoroastrian dies, they leave the body outside for the vultures to eat. It eliminates all those creepy "buried alive" phobias.
posted on 07/29/2003 11:22:20 PM PDT
Yeah it's an ancient belief of Zoroastrians not to bury the dead, b/c it is disrespectful to bury someone inside of a mere grave when the entire body can enjoy fruits of heaven.
I find that to be the strangest part of their religion, but i can also respect it on those grounds.
posted on 07/29/2003 11:26:23 PM PDT
Vultures and crows have just as much right to eat as the worms...
[from some line in a Clint Eastwood movie]
posted on 07/29/2003 11:32:21 PM PDT
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