A guide to death traditions, including spiritual rituals, from around the world. Includes legends and deities from countries on every traditionally inhabited continent, how to work with those who are taking the final step of their current lifetime, and how to interact with those from various cultures who are processing loss.
DEATH SPIRITUALITY AND CULTURE FROM AROUND THE WORLD
The Ultimate Book on Macabre Lore & Spiritual Traditions from Yesterday & Today
Written with a mix of reverence, approachability, and deadpan wit by a funeral industry insider, Morbid Magic is the first multi-cultural guide to death spirituality and traditions from all over the world and from different historical eras. Tomás Prower presents an impressive array of topics, including each culture's views on the hereafter, mourning periods, the deceased's legacy, handling of remains, and more.
Discover the lore and magic of death, both on the physical and spiritual planes. Explore hands-on activities, spells, and prayers that will open your eyes to new practices. Experience personal stories and anecdotes by modern people from various regions and religions. This fascinating book makes death a more approachable topic and helps you understand and utilize the profound wisdom of cultures around the globe. From Judaism in the Middle East to shamanism in East Asia, Morbid Magic presents an amazing, in-depth look at how the world deals with death.