Friday, 9 September 2016

Wow!! Indonesian villagers dig up their ancestors and dress them in new clothes every three years


A village in Indonesia every three years, dig up their ancestors and dress them in new clothes in ancient ritual to show 'love and respect'.[Read more to See photos: Viewer Discretion ]

The Torajan people of Indonesia proudly display their dead relatives after digging them up and dressing them in new clothes in an ancient ritual that is meant to show respect for their late loved ones. Every three years, the tribe from Sulawesi island exhume their dead, who they wash and dress in fresh clothes and then pose for family photographs in a festival known as Ma'nene.The ritual, which translates as 'The Ceremony of Cleaning Corpses,' has been going on for more than a century.