Pandemic Complicates Hindu Cremation Funeral Rites
In Hinduism, cremation is traditionally the most important part of the funeral rites. Hindus believe the body must be destroyed to force the soul to separate from it.
But many crematoriums have had to build makeshift funeral pyres due to the pandemic.
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