What is a ghost wedding?

The BBC recently posted a report on “Ghost Weddings.” Let’s just right on to the meat of the matter.

“Believers in the custom, practised for some 3,000 years, say it ensures the unmarried dead are not alone in the afterlife.

“Originally, the weddings were strictly for the dead – a ritual conducted by the living to wed two single deceased people – but in recent times some have involved one living person being married to a corpse.

“In ghost marriages between two dead people, the “bride’s” family demands a bride price and there is even a dowry, which includes jewellery, servants and a mansion – but all in the form of paper tributes.

“Factors like age and family background are as essential as they are in more traditional weddings, so families hire feng shui masters to work as a match-maker.

“The wedding ceremony will typically involve the funeral plaque of the bride and the groom and a banquet. The most important part is digging up the bones of the bride and putting them inside the groom’s grave.”

But the problem is that recently people began providing brides for the deceased…by murdering living women. Read on:


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Thanks to Soror Hypatia for the tip!

Frater Lux Ad Mundi

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