How to Cook Your Life: From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment

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When humans die, many religious relatives have the consolation of their belief in an afterlife, however in the case of deaths of animals no such consolation is available from the Abrahamic religions, where funeral rites for animals would be considered blasphemous. One who has regressed to an earlier stage or who is fixated at a particular stage is seen as psychologically unhealthy. If the ceremony is to be performed in a private home, this pavilion is put up in a central room of the house.

Pages: 136

Publisher: Shambhala (November 8, 2005)

ISBN: 1590302915

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