Death Salon San Francisco is hosting the first ever day-long event with talks and performances all day and evening. There are a whole range of speakers and presents, including Death Salon co-founder, mortician Caitlin Doughty of The Order of the Good Death who will present “a gritty behind-the-scenes look at the death industry accompanied by reading from […]
Around the world, there’s a rich tapestry of traditions and practices connected with death.
Rites of passage
Rites of passage are common to every culture. It’s a term used for the ceremonies and rituals we use to mark and celebrate stages in life: from starting and leaving school, loosing teeth to fairies and learning to drive to other markers of independence and coming-of-age: 18th and 21st birthdays, leaving home.