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:

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Thich Nhat Hanh's remarkable recovery shows that "everything is possible"
Buddhism and Modernity: Conversations at the Edge, all three panels [Video]
UK Tibetan Community issues a statement on Shugden
Pope Francis "Beaming" as he leaves meeting with American Buddhist leaders