Terrifying underground hells, heavens on earth, and vicious punishments could all be waiting for us after death. Watch the clip to discover 10 mind blowing theories about the Afterlife.
Most of us may think death is the ultimate end, there’s plenty of evidence out there to suggest otherwise. And while we’re not prepared to call it conclusive, it does make you start to wonder whether death really is the grand finale we think it is. Wondering what will happen to you after you die? From the terrifying underground hell to the chilling World of Ice, check out these 10 crazy facts.
Buddhist sinners spend the afterlife in an underground cube home to a lake of fire. The lowest level of hell, those sent here would’ve killed their parents or a holy person.
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Zoroastrians believe that after-death people walk a bridge to determine if they lived a good lives. If they sinned, the bridge would turn upside down. Sinners are forced to eat rotten flesh.
Babylonian myth teaches that body continues to decompose in the world after death. The deceased eat mud & dirt for eternity while being watched by guards.
Jahannam is Islamic concept of hell. Sinners, include those who worship multiple Gods. Punishments include skin ripped off from bodies & brain to be boiled on hot coals.
In Chinese mythology souls must negotiate a maze featuring a mountain of knives & a world of ice. Even after death souls can be killed second time, then reborn reportedly in hell.
Aztecs were sent to 1 of 3 afterlives depending on the manner of death. Those who died out of old age or disease lived in hell Mictlans; sacrificial ones lived in paradise.
Rastafarists believe after death they will stay in current bodies in Ethiopia. Named Zion, the African country is viewed as heaven on earth.
Many Africans believe that soul lives in home after death,influencing living relatives. If the body is not treated properly, it may cause infertility or even deaths in family.
Egyptians practiced mumification believing that body would live on after death. Those who lived bad lives were fed to a goddess who appeared as a hippo-crocodile-lion hybrid.
Buddhists practiced self- mumification by becoming dehydrated & burying themselves in tombs. Those found after 1000 days were worshiped, thought to be at one with Buddha.