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02-Nov-2019

Fire and Flowers.

Kathmandu - Nepal.

Pashupanitah : le quartier de Kathmandou où se déroulent les crémations.
Toute la famille et les amis assistent à la cérémonie, inchangée depuis des siècles. Les cendres sont ensuite dispersées dans la rivère, la Bagmati, qui se jette dans le Gange, le grand fleuve sacré de l’Hindouisme.

Pashupanitah: the district of Kathmandu where cremations take place.
All family and friends attend the ceremony, unchanged for centuries. The ashes are then scattered in the river Bagmati, which flows into the Ganges, the great sacred river of Hinduism.

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Canon EOS 70D
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George McCarten25-Apr-2020 23:52
Amazing scene! The orange flowers appear as wax dripping on the stairs.
François Fauchard21-Apr-2020 20:48
Une scène dramatique et intéressante, rarement vue par les Occidentaux, je pense. V
Gill Kopy21-Apr-2020 04:27
Wow ! you were well placed to catch the action here ! V
Raymond Ma21-Apr-2020 01:48
Such a rich and poignant scene so well captured. V
Nick Paoni20-Apr-2020 20:22
What a fascinating ritual and dramatic scene.
Nestor Derkach20-Apr-2020 18:42
Amazing image especially when I read what was going on.
Nice capture of this custom of burial.
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globalgadabout20-Apr-2020 17:29
colourful, yet harrowing too...excellent and timely capture..
Tom Munson20-Apr-2020 16:15
This is amazing and outstanding capture.
Walter Otto Koenig20-Apr-2020 16:07
Great shot of this ceremony. Fascinating to see this. "V"
Marisa Livet20-Apr-2020 15:27
Impressive and even a little troubling, mostly in these days. A great documentary picture
Tom LeRoy20-Apr-2020 14:35
An incredible scene, well seen and taken. V
peterjay4520-Apr-2020 14:29
A superb photo of this ancient cremation ceremony.
marie-jose wolff20-Apr-2020 13:47
merci de partager avec nous cette cérémonie de crémation, c'est impressionnant! V
Jeff Real20-Apr-2020 13:22
It is amazing to be able to share in this experience!
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Neil Marcus20-Apr-2020 13:00
An inciteful image of this dramatic ceremony. A privilege to see. "VVV"
Helen Betts20-Apr-2020 12:42
You got an excellent perspective on this ceremony and attendees. V.
Claude Gagnon20-Apr-2020 12:37
Ouf....une cérémonie qui défie le temps :))
Dwight Rankine20-Apr-2020 11:56
A very informative, detailed and colourful image. Good shot! BV
sand_shadow20-Apr-2020 10:42
This is a very powerful image. V
KAI-WING LEUNG20-Apr-2020 10:10
Thank for sharing such a great shot for the Hindu ceremony! V
Ton T.20-Apr-2020 10:01
Interesting, colorful and detailed image of this ceremony Daniel! V
joseantonio20-Apr-2020 09:51
had never seen this.Thank you for sharing.V
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