Funeral Puja Circumbobulation


funeral puja


Horns and drums for the funeral puja. The body has already been cremated. All of this is very loud, indeed. In this part of Sikkim I could stand on the edge of the mountain and see a half dozen other active monasteries in the surrounding mountains. It is so rough, it would take a day or two to walk to most of them. But you can sometimes hear the horns and drums from them as the sound flows through the Himalaya valleys and up and down the mountains.




Buddhist Funeral