Bulls and Bodies
Dramatic flames climax the ceremony. When the flames subside, the crowd will take the ashes to the sea, then return home exhausted. The family is financially poorer, but high in spirit, having accomplished their duty to those to who caused their existence. By consecrating their dead, those involved will continue to guided by deities in the same way in which, as human beings, they were helped and protected by those who no longer live.
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