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  • Sokushinbutsu Sokushinbutsu

    Sokushinbutsu are a kind of Buddhist mummy. The term refers to the practice of Buddhist monks observing asceticism to the point of death and entering mummifi...

  • Alfredo Ormando Alfredo Ormando

    Alfredo Ormando was a gay writer from Palermo who died as a result of setting himself on fire outside Saint Peters Basilica. His self-immolation was an act o...

  • Ixtab Ixtab

    At the time of the Spanish conquest of Yucatan, Ix Tab, or Ixtab, was the indigenous Mayan goddess of suicide by hanging. Playing the role of a psychopomp, s...

  • Islamic views on suicide Islamic views on suicide

  • Hindu views on suicide Hindu views on suicide

  • Buddhist views on suicide Buddhist views on suicide

  • Islamic views on suicide Islamic views on suicide

    Suicides are frowned upon and buried in a separate part of a Jewish cemetery, and may not receive certain mourning rites. In practice, every means is used to...

Religion and suicide

Islamic views on suicide

Suicides are frowned upon and buried in a separate part of a Jewish cemetery, and may not receive certain mourning rites. In practice, every means is used to...

Alfredo's Fire

Alfredos Fire is a documentary film, directed by Andy Abrahams Wilson, about self-immolation victim Alfredo Ormando, who set fire to himself in January 1998 ...

Christian views on suicide

There has been much debate over the Christian view on suicide, with early Christians believing that suicide is sinful and an act of blasphemy. In modern time...

Hindu views on suicide

Ixtab

At the time of the Spanish conquest of Yucatan, Ix Tab, or Ixtab, was the indigenous Mayan goddess of suicide by hanging. Playing the role of a psychopomp, s...

Jewish views on suicide

Jewish views on suicide are mixed. In Orthodox Judaism, suicide is forbidden by Jewish law, and viewed as a sin. Non-Orthodox forms of Judaism may instead re...

Alfredo Ormando

Alfredo Ormando was a gay writer from Palermo who died as a result of setting himself on fire outside Saint Peters Basilica. His self-immolation was an act o...

Prayopavesa

Prayopavesa is a practice in Hinduism that denotes the suicide by fasting of a person, who has no desire or ambition left, and no responsibilities remaining ...

Sokushinbutsu

Sokushinbutsu are a kind of Buddhist mummy. The term refers to the practice of Buddhist monks observing asceticism to the point of death and entering mummifi...