Image: Recently exhumed bones
The local priests pray and bless the bones with holy water. Recently exhumed bones are bathed and wrapped in cloth.
- Bagus Utara
- © Bagus Utara
Some Balinese are buried until the cremation can be organised or to wait for an auspicious date. The bones are exhumed a few days before the cremation then prepared in the same way as the whole body.