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
Stay in touch with American Buddhist Perspectives on Facebook:

Thich Nhat Hanh disciple offers Buddhist Wisdom for a World Gripped by Fear
Tibetan Buddhist immigrant told: 'get the f--- out of my country'
Day 1 after the election, solidarity and kindness
The Buddhist Parable of the Mustard Seed: Grief, Loss, and Heartbreak