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Buddhist death traditions, rituals & beliefs

Buddhism is one of the world's biggest religions, and it's practiced throughout Asia and the entire globe. In Buddhism, there is a focus on reaching enlightenment and ending suffering. Most importantly, death is a natural part of life in Buddhism, and it's a path to rebirth. Both life and death are designed to be peaceful.

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