CARTES POSTALES: Mustang, Land at the end of the world, Nepal

Tzarang. Funeral ceremony. For the soul of the dead person to be freed, monks pray for 48 days. in the buddhist religion members of the deceased’s family must consult a lama or monk to chose one of the three paths that will allow the soul to be released. Take the body to a mountain and cut it up so it can be eaten by vultures. Cut up the body and place the pieces in a rivercremate the body and scatter the ashes in a river.  Mustang region, Nepal, April 2009.
Mustang, Land at the end of the world, Nepal

Tzarang. Funeral ceremony. For the soul of the dead person to be freed, monks pray for 48 days. in the buddhist religion members of the deceased’s family must consult a lama or monk to chose one of the three paths that will allow the soul to be released. Take the body to a mountain and cut it up so it can be eaten by vultures. Cut up the body and place the pieces in a rivercremate the body and scatter the ashes in a river. Mustang region, Nepal, April 2009.