Why Are People Buried Facing East?

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People are buried facing east because it is believed that when Jesus comes back, he is expected to come from the east so people are inhumed facing east. The tradition also began when Pagans buried the deceased so they would face the emerging sun.
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Because they believed that they would offend the gods if they did not face east.
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