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.

Excavation of the dead: Bizarre annual Zombie ritual in Indonesia.

Combing, clothing bodies exhumed Photo Credit / Agung Parameswara

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The bodies of the dead are purified, dressed in new clothes and then returned in coffins. Photo/ Agung Parameswara

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.

Excavation of the dead: Annual Zombie bizarre ritual in Indonesia.

Even the dead children exhumed – the skeleton of a baby wearing a dress Photo Credit / Agung Parameswara

Torajans believe that the souls of the dead would bless them for this gesture towards them.


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