hindu funeral - family around corpse of the dead in shroud on ghat (nepal)

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hindu funeral - family around corpse of the dead in shroud on ghat (nepal)

Hindu funeral with the family around the corpse of the deceased in wake on the Ghat near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu (Nepal)

The corpse 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