small cenotaphs - hindu memorial monuments (india)

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small cenotaphs - hindu memorial monuments (india)

Row of small cenotaphs on a road side near a tree (India)

Cenotaphs are "empty tombs" or monuments erected in honour of a person or group of people whose remains are elsewhere.­ Most Hindu people are cremated and their ashes are scattered, so they have no tombs.­

For more information about cenotaphs, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Cenotaph.

cenotaphs
hand pump
hinduism
painted
row
tree
water pump
March 21, 2013
Basdila Buzurg, Uttar Pradesh 274409, India
India 2013 1558 photos