"Sitting Shiva" Dr. Robin says you should not try to pull loved ones out of their grief prematurely just because you can't manage and handle their suffering. Instead, you should enter into that place of grief, to go into that hole, and grieve with them. Read more: http://www.oprah.com/spirit/Sitting-Shiva#ixzz1zuXsVc9z
Why is Shiva sometimes depicted as sitting in the smashana or cremation ground, surrounded by death? Sadhguru looks at the symbolism behind this representation and explores some fundamental aspects of life and death.