Hindu Funeral - Corpses of the Dead on Ghat (Nepal)

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Hindu Funeral - Corpses of the Dead on Ghat (Nepal)

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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').

For more information and to see other photos of the Shivaratri festival and the Pashupatinath Temple, read the album description.

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Photo taken on March 10, 2013
Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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