Balinese Hindus Hold Mass Cremation : News Photo

Balinese Hindus Hold Mass Cremation

UBUD, BALI, INDONESIA - AUGUST 18: Lion-shaped sarcophagi burn at the cremation site during a Balinese Hindu mass cremation on August 18, 2013 in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. More than 60 corpses were collectively cremated to share the expense of the ceremony. Well known as Ngaben, it is one of the most important ceremonies for Balinese Hindu people, as they believe it will free the spirit from the deceased body so it can reincarnate. (Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)
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UBUD, BALI, INDONESIA - AUGUST 18: Lion-shaped sarcophagi burn at the cremation site during a Balinese Hindu mass cremation on August 18, 2013 in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. More than 60 corpses were collectively cremated to share the expense of the ceremony. Well known as Ngaben, it is one of the most important ceremonies for Balinese Hindu people, as they believe it will free the spirit from the deceased body so it can reincarnate. (Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)
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