The Perfect Place To Die
In each year around hundreds of people’s committing suicide at Aokigahara forest, in 2002, 78 dead bodies were found in the forest. By 2003 it is exceeded 104 suicides, then the local government at Aokigahara stopped reporting on the number of suicides but that couldn’t make an effect on the number of dead bodies in the forest and in 2010, 247 peoples attempted suicide, 54 of them succeeded.
These suicide attempts because in many cases, it is considered an honorable way to escape from the shame of failure. “The Japanese do not feel that suicide is something bad, and it becomes part of aesthetics and part of accepted behaviour,” Masao Miyamoto, a psychiatrist, and the author has said. And the forest is later known as the second most popular spot for suicide in the world, first is ‘Golden gate bridge‘.
The Mythology At Aokigahara
The Aokigahara forest is of terrifying spirits of Japanese mythology known as “yūrei” the peoples believed that the forest is haunted by evils and spirits of the dead. All these causes at Aokigahara because peoples once practiced ‘ubasute‘, abandoning parent or elderly relative to a remote area and leave them to die. Tower of Waves, a 1960’s novel by Seichō Matsumoto, features a beautiful, love-torn heroine who commits suicide there.
The above writing is a perfect advice from the police to whom decide to suicide, and the writings says : “Your life is a precious gift from your parents. Think about them and the rest of your family. You don’t have to suffer alone.” below is a free helpline number, however, sometimes the number is useless because due to the volcanic soil GPS, cell phone and compose will not work properly it affect interference and connectivity to the outer world will lose.