Ancestor veneration is an age old custom in several existing societies which involves the veneration of the deceased ancestors who are considered a part of the family or whose spirits are believed to have the power to intervene in the affairs of the living. These people are believed to have continued their existence. While some tribes venerate close family members, others venerate the holy saints; who they believe are intercessors with God.
This practice stems from two basic beliefs. The first being the continued existence of the dead and the second is the fear of the dead. The worship Continue reading...