Nepalese Cremation

These photos were sent to us by Marco Brivio, who shot them on-site in Pashupatinath, Nepal. The sequence depicts the cremation of a Nepalese man, still a common traditional practice in India and Nepal.

one - procession

two - burning

three - well done

We'd like to thank Marco for the interesting photos. Most of the images we have of this subject matter tend to be from the late 19th to early 20th century, often marketed to tourists to send home as postcards. In any event, it's nice to see modern ones.

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