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Each religion has their own beliefs when it comes to death and dying and these beliefs also affected their follower's mindset towards death and dying. For example, Christianity has believed in life after death, they believe that there is a Heaven and there is Hell, this is the place where the soul will be put depending on how we live our life here on earth (Berry, 2012). When it comes to Islam, they do believe that the soul is still existing in a transformed physical existence and a Day of Judgement in which it is the day where the soul will be judged either it will go to Paradise or Hell. Other traditions of Islam includes reading of Qur’an when one’s death is approaching and there are no other rituals, the body will be washed and wrapped in a shroud for burial as soon as possible in order to avoid the use of embalming (2012). When it comes to Hinduism, they believe that the human body is the clothes for the soul and the soul can change the body like a person changing its clothes. They do believe that a soul
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