Hindus Bear Loved Ones’ Bodies to Nepal Holy Site

hindus-bear-loved-ones-bodies-to-nepal-holy-site_1On banks of Bagmati river, survivors perform somber rites for the dead after earthquake

KATMANDU, Nepal—Harka Bahadur Joshi, a 79-year-old farmer, walked slowly around the remains of his son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. He circled the pyre three times, as prescribed by Hindu tradition, before lighting it.

Source: WSJ