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hindu funeral - corpses of the dead on ghat (nepal)

During a Hindu funeral, the corpses of the deceased are washed in the Bagmati River near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu (Nepal)

The corpses will then be cremated in a funeral pyre along the Ghats, in the Hindu tradition.­

This was at dawn, during the Shivaratri festival ('Great Night of Shiva').­

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March 10, 2013
Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal