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."

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."

TOWERS OF SILENCE: ZOROASTRIAN ARCHITECTURES for the ritual of death - They leave the dead in the open air and let nature/the birds dispose of the bodies

TOWERS OF SILENCE: ZOROASTRIAN ARCHITECTURES for the ritual of death - They leave the dead in the open air and let nature/the birds dispose of the bodies

The Zoroastrian Towers of Silence used to be burial sites, where the bodies were left laying in circles to be devoured by vultures, sun, wind and rain.

The Zoroastrian Towers of Silence used to be burial sites, where the bodies were left laying in circles to be devoured by vultures, sun, wind and rain.

Tower of Silence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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