Why does graves face east

Posted on 08.06.2018 by Thurman
They can be traced back to as far as the first religions and. Therefore, we face East when we pray.
They can be traced back to as far as the first religions and cultures s sun based, where the sun is seen as the caretaker of life. As with many modern 'religious' traditions this seems to be a combination of following the teachings of wise persons mixed with the acceptance of previously followed spiritually based ways. There are various beliefs regarding the reason why graves face east. Christian graves also tend to face east. Clearly to look at these figures from another direction there are more graves facing east than those not facing east all added together.
If the body was positioned between. Many native American tribes arrange their dwellings so that the doorway faced east. What is the origin of the practice of all headstones facing east.