From Death to Immortality is an ongoing series commenting on the way in which different cultures, religions and people won duct celebrate and commemorate the deceased across the world. 

"Lead me from darkness to light, from death to immortality"


'Pashupatinath Temple, Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal.'

A collection of images taken at the grounds of Pashupatinath temple, analysing the rituals of death particularly focusing in on Hindu death rites.This series acts a brief insight of the events that occur within the grounds. The purchasing and weighing of wood; dressing and washing of the dead; the rituals both before and after the cremation. With a comment upon how death is in the midst of life, as children swim within the river trying to find pennies, men read their newspapers and women pray.Out of death in truth comes life. 



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