Excavation of the dead: Bizarre annual Zombie ritual in Indonesia.
Excavation of the dead – Bizarre Zombie ritual in which Indonesians digging up their dead, bathe and dress them in new clothes.
Annual Zombie ritual called Ma’nene or cleansing corpses ceremony takes place in Toraja in South Sulawesi.
Annual bizarre and some even calls it ‘Zombie’ ritual in which families dig up their family, relatives, including children to clean up, bathe and then dress up in new clothes.
The bodies would then drove to the place where they died and then returned to their village in the same direction. No matter how to the others it seemed disgusting, and what others think, these people believe that in this way celebrate life and strengthen their bonds with the dead.
Torajans believe that the souls of the dead would bless them for this gesture towards them.