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On the way to the setra, By: Sita van Bemmelen

The Unsettling Proximity of Death on Bali: Fierce Fire and Cool Bones

By: Sita van Bemmelen The first time I witnessed a ritual washing of the corpse, it was a rather confrontational experience. However, that was not the only time, I...

The bed with closed curtains, By: Sita van Bemmelen

The Unsettling Proximity of Death on Bali: The Ritual Washing of the Corpse

By: Sita van Bemmelen Death is a neat affair in the Netherlands, the country where I come from. The only and last relative that I have seen laid in state at home was...