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Death and Dying

Pagans believe in a number of different things when it comes to death and dying. Here's where you'll find all kinds of information about the various Pagan perspectives on death, dying and the afterlife.

A Pagan Blessing for the Dead
This simple memorial ceremony can be performed for a deceased loved one. It invokes the powers of the earth, air, fire and water to send the departed off to their next destination.

Death and Dying
Wiccan author Ray Buckland recently did a presentation on a Pagan view of death and dying. He has graciously allowed us permission to share that presentation here on the Pagan/Wiccan website.

What is the Summerland?
What is the Summerland? A concept often found in NeoWiccan traditions of modern Paganism, the Summerland related to our view of death and the afterlife.

Pagans and Death
For many modern Pagans, there is a somewhat different philosophy on death and dying than what is seen in the non-Pagan community. While our non-Pagans see death as an ending, some Pagans view it as a beginning of the next phase of our existence. Let's look at some Pagan perspectives on death and dying, as well as the afterlife.

Pet Farewell Ritual
This is a ritual that you can hold after a pet has passed away. You can do this Pet Farewell Ritual either alone, or with family and friends who loved your pet as much as you did.

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