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Hindu cremation ceremony. This cremation is taking place on a traditional Hindu cremation pyre known as a ghat. The ashes will then be scattered in the nearby river. This cremation is taking place in the Hindu temple site of Pashupatinath, which is in Kathmandu, Nepal, on the banks of the Bagmati River.
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