Posted on 22nd May 2013
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Tags: mythology, religion, spirits, spiritual, deities,

Psychopomps are creatures or spirits in many religions whose responsibility is to escort newly deceased souls to the afterlife.
Common examples would be the Grim Reaper, Anubis, Charon, or the Valkyries

Psychopomps are creatures or spirits in many religions whose responsibility is to escort newly deceased souls to the afterlife.

Common examples would be the Grim Reaper, Anubis, Charon, or the Valkyries

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