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Immanuel Paul Thayakaran II Year MBBSOutline: Outline Introduction History of Death Religions - views on death Islam Christianity Hinduism Definition of death ConclusionDeath: Death ‘Life like a dome of many colored glass Stains the white radiance of eternity Until ‘death’ tramples it into fragments’ ShelleyHistory Of Death: History Of Death During ancient times, most people agreed that death occurred when a person's heartbeat and breathing stopped. For the Greeks, the heart was the center of life For the ancient Hebrews and Christians, the breath was the center of lifeHistory of Death: History of Death The practice of intentional human burial, which dates back to at least the Neanderthal period (300,00 - 30,000 BC), provides prima facie evidence of the concept of death among early humans .Archeological Evidences of Ritual Burial : Archeological Evidences of Ritual Burial Unique positioning of the corpse (e.g., fetal position ) Painting the corpse or covering it with carved stones or plants. Clothing and decorating corpses with jewelry Burying corpses with other “grave goods”Written evidence: Written evidence The dead go to “sheol,” but some are capable of being raised as spirits or ghosts.( Hebrews ) The dead go to Hades (the underworld). “There remains then even in the house of Hades a spirit and phantom of the dead, but there is no life within it.” ( Iliad 23 ). The virtuous receive a new body after death and enter “the world of the fathers” after death (a heavenly realm of pleasure and joy occupied by one’s ancestors and the gods), but the wicked are cast into a dark pit.( Rig Veda )PowerPoint Presentation: Egyptian CivilizationEgyptian Views: Egyptian Views They were sons of the sun god Ra (or Re) The pyramids were built to honor the gods The body’s life force or spirit, called the ka, lived on after death To keep the life force happy , bodies are mummified after death Only those free from sin can enjoy the afterlifeAsian Religion: Asian Religion The Upanishads (circa 800-500 BCE) and the Bhagavad Gita (500-200 BCE) explicitly affirm the doctrine of reincarnation ( samsara ), roughly the idea that souls are reborn in new bodies until the cycle of death an rebirth is broken.gggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg: gggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg IslamAfter Life Views - Islam: After Life Views - Islam Angels visit the dead in grave during the first night. Believers are comfortable waiting till judgment day. Judgement Day: resurrection of bodies. The good cross to Paradise, The bad fall off into Hell. Child is regarded sinless until the age of maturity. The soul /spirit of the child is automatically transferred to paradisePowerPoint Presentation: ChristianityAfter Life Views - Christianity: After Life Views - Christianity Eternal life Judgment day Resurrection of the body Burial takes place in a gravePowerPoint Presentation: HinduismAfter Life Views - Hinduism: After Life Views - Hinduism The individual soul has no beginning and no end The reincarnation depends on the karma of the person Once the true nature of reality is realized, through many reincarnations, the individual soul is lost upon death and becomes one with Brahman , the one.Afterlife Views at a Glance: Afterlife Views at a Glance Eastern Religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism) Reincarnation Western Religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) Bodily Resurrection Eastern and Western Religions Disembodied Survival (Intermediate State)Definition Of Death: Definition Of Death ‘ Thanatology ’ deals with death in all respects. The word "death" denotes the death of a human being unless the contrary appears from the context. ( Section 46, IPC) Permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after live birth has taken place. (Section 2b Registration of Births & Deaths Act )Definition Of Death: Definition Of Death “Deceased person" means a person in whom permanent disappearance of all evidence of life occurs, by reason of brain-stem death or in a cardiopulmonary sense, at any time after live birth has taken place. (The Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994)1) Cessation Of respiration and Circulation: 1) Cessation Of respiration and Circulation 19 th century New York Bill2) Purple Discoloration of the dependent parts: 2) Purple Discoloration of the dependent parts 19 th century New York Bill3) Appearance of Blisters : 3) Appearance of Blisters 19 th century New York Bill4) Rigor Mortis: 4) Rigor Mortis 19 th century New York Bill5) Decomposition: 5) Decomposition 19 th century New York Bill19th Century New York Bill: 19 th Century New York Bill First – Permanent cessation of respiration and circulation. Second – Purple discoloration of the dependent parts of the body. Third – Appearance of blistering around a part of the skin touched with a red hot iron. Fourth – The characteristic stiffness known as rigor mortis . Fifth – Signs of decomposition.Definition Of Death: Definition Of Death The end of the life of a biological organism. (Wikipedia) The total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism.( Stedmans ) Irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory functions and of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem. (Legal definition of death)Significance of Death: Significance of Death What death is has been quite clear and has not changed throughout the age !!!!! But when death (clearly) first occurs(?) , or when death has (clearly) first occurred, in a person depends to an extent on the power of medical science at any given time….Legal Importance Of Death: Legal Importance Of Death To pronounce death for legal purposes ( Probation of wills..etc.,) To remove organs for donation To know when to discontinue life-support systemsFinally….: Finally…. Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life. Albert EinsteinReferences : References The Essentials of Forensic Medicine by Dr. K.S.Narayan Reddy. The Definition of Death by Rick Garlikov Stedmans Dictionary. Wikipedia.Thank You: Thank You You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.