Image: Village women make offerings

Village women make offerings

Village women make offerings from coconut and banana leaves. Bali, Indonesia.

Photographer:
Bagus Utara
Rights:
© Bagus Utara

Notes

After a death, the whole village helps with preparations for the cremation. The mayat (dead body) is laid out in a special house to be bathed and prepared. Meals are prepared and offered to the deceased as normal.

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