Image: Women carrying offerings

Women carrying offerings

Women carry offerings of coconut, rice and eggs for the spirit. Bali, Indonesia.

Bagus Utara
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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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