Tower of Silence Zoroastrians believe the body is impure and do not believe in cremation or burial. The bodies are placed on the tower for the animals and element to take their course.was this practice brought to N America?
Towers of Silence: Zoroastrian Architectures for the Ritual of Death
A engraving of a Zoroastrian Tower of Silence in Mumbai. A Tower of Silence is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds for the purposes of excarnation.
Tower of Silence: "Zoroastrianism was once one of the major religions of the world. Its practitioners believed that not only was a dead body spiritually unclean, but that a corpse demon, or nasu daeva, would rush in and inhabit the body upon death.
Use in the free cities as a form of punishment. Zoroastrian tower of silence.
Fravardin mahino, Fravardin roj
Fravardin mahino, Fravardin roj — It is dedicated to the Fravashis of the departed. On this day the Zoroastrians visit the Towers of Silence to pray for their ancestors and have special rituals done for the souls of the dead. Call for malido @Kebab Bistro - The Parsi Connection