Experiencing death now could make you feel less afraid later.
That's the idea behind the Samadhi Death Simulator in Shanghai, China, that lets visitors experience the process of death, cremation and rebirth.
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The ride was developed by Huange Weiping and Ding Rui, founders of Hand in Hand, an organization that provides hospice support to dying patients.
Both took a new look at life after the 2008 earthquake killed thousands of people in China's western Sichuan province.
Rui told the Daily Mail, ""We lack understanding of death and the fear can become so overwhelming."
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To give people context, visitors lie down in a coffin in a mock mortuary and are then pushed into a "furnace," which is heated to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Hot blowing air and fiery light accentuate the experience.
After cremation, visitors crawl through a soft, white tunnel, which signifies rebirth.
Participants, who pay around $68 each for the experience are invited beforehand to reflect on their lives and write down any last words.