Tibetan Sky Burial (photos)

See the (2014) updated version of this post here:

Tibetan Sky Burial (photos) UPDATED: Propaganda vs Scholarship


A set of recently-posted Sky Burial pictures has recieved over half a million views in less than 24 hours. As a poignant reminder of the impermanence of this body, they’re worth viewing.

Click here for all of them (warning, some are graphic).

And here are a couple videos to give the context:

YouTube Preview Image YouTube Preview Image

Among the Sangha: An African American Buddhist in the Zendo
Crossing the Great Divides in U.S. Buddhism
How colour blinds: A Burmese-Canadian-Buddhist on the many tones of belongingness.
David Bowie's ashes to be spread in Bali "in accordance with the Buddhist rituals"