Cremation as an environmentally friendly form of burial
Cremation is the most environmentally friendly and highly cultured sea burial. It is several tens of times reduces burial grounds, that especially important in areas where expansion of the cemetery ground is a problem. Also important is such a moment. Mineralization of the body, buried in the ground, usually lasts 50 years, while cremation is reduced to only one hour!
Administration of large cities lack the cemetery land, well, buying them is not always "afford" to the city budget. Remedy the situation and is designed cremation. Even in Soviet times was an attempt to build crematoria in many big cities Union. But in the global development agenda megacities build crematoria not included. Already at a much later time, and was drafted these so mournful, though relevant, institutions.
For example cremation Almaty currently can only be done outside the territory of Kazakhstan, due to national and religious preferences.
What is cremation organization, ie fiery funeral? In incinerator served strongly incandescent gas. Its temperature can reach 1,000 degrees Celsius. Flame goes first on the torso, and then - to other parts of the body. Modern crematoriums stocked automated ovens and microprocessor devices ensuring their safe use.
Generally this kind of burial, cremation as was used in the old, already sunk into oblivion times. Our ancestors believed that fire is divine, and swallowed up the dead, he would provide him the perfect afterlife and protection of heavenly forces "there."
Cremation has taken place in Russia before the October Revolution. The reason for this method of burial of deceased in Bose was basically plague, literally kosivshaya general population.
However Rusyches initially not very encouraging so extravagant way of burial. And only at the beginning last century, when activated revolutionary sentiments, there are new trends that promote the burning of the body.
If you touch, for example, in Petrograd, then there first crematorium opened in 1920. Its location - Vasilievsky Island, 14th line. Oven, called "Metallurg" absorbed remains largely unclaimed or unidentified bodies. This worked just crematorium more than a year, but then closed due to lack of fuel.
Today many cities, municipalities, especially large, come to the conclusion that cremation - the best option to save space and compliance with environmental cleanliness. However, this is not always possible method of disposal of the body. In particular, Kazakhstan yet no crematorium, nor, especially, columbarium, although some Muslims, and especially living in the country's Christians, not against betray body relative to fire. That accounts for those who chose this option, carry the coffin of the deceased expensive in neighboring Russia. Not Needless to say, how much money, worries and anxieties cause such a journey!