Movie: Zoroastrians (India)

The Indian Zoroastrian community disposes of their dead through exposure to sunlight and birds of prey. Recent reductions in vulture numbers has raised questions about whether the disposal method needs to change.Kojeste Mistree, Zoroastrian Studies, Mumbai, India, explains.

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©  Australian Museum
Cinematographer:
George Evatt
Producer:
Jeannine Baker
Editor:
George Evatt
Sound:
Original music composed and performed by Peter Anderson
Other Contributions:
Bettina Richter & ABC Library Sales

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Tags Death Online, mortuary rituals, disposing of the dead, exposure, sky burial,