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Never seen, Matheran

Never seen, Matheran

6,000 year old kiss - Hasanlu, Iran (It's really a 2800 year old kiss)

6,000 year old kiss - Hasanlu, Iran (It's really a 2800 year old kiss)

Rawalpindi : One such landmark is located on Murree road, tucked between the shops of the New Jewellery Market. No one would guess that between the ostentatious glittering shops and the din of traffic there is an old Zorastrian cemetery(Parsi). As one enters the compound, the serenity of the lush green grass and shady trees takes one by surprise. Rawalpindi’s Parsi graveyard houses a number of graves and a colonial style red brick building with columns and arches - Built 1890s

Rawalpindi : One such landmark is located on Murree road, tucked between the shops of the New Jewellery Market. No one would guess that between the ostentatious glittering shops and the din of traffic there is an old Zorastrian cemetery(Parsi). As one enters the compound, the serenity of the lush green grass and shady trees takes one by surprise. Rawalpindi’s Parsi graveyard houses a number of graves and a colonial style red brick building with columns and arches - Built 1890s

Yunus Jaffery (unknown - 2016): was an Indian scholar of the Persian language. He was from Delhi,… #people #news #funeral #cemetery #death

Yunus Jaffery (unknown - 2016): was an Indian scholar of the Persian language. He was from Delhi,… #people #news #funeral #cemetery #death

Parsi (Zoroastrian) cemetery & Temple constructed 1898- One of the many palm trees planted in the lush compound of the cemetery. Rawalpindi Pakistan.

Parsi (Zoroastrian) cemetery & Temple constructed 1898- One of the many palm trees planted in the lush compound of the cemetery. Rawalpindi Pakistan.

Tower of Silence: The Tower of Silence is actually a Parsi cemetery situated rather picturesquely on Malabar Hill in South Mumbai. Zoroastrians or the Parsis left the bodies of their dead for vultures to feed on. In this way they believed that they were returning to nature the same they had taken from it. The winding road that leads down the hill is particularly desolate and eerie at night and the place has become recognized as a kind of ghoulish hangout.

Tower of Silence: The Tower of Silence is actually a Parsi cemetery situated rather picturesquely on Malabar Hill in South Mumbai. Zoroastrians or the Parsis left the bodies of their dead for vultures to feed on. In this way they believed that they were returning to nature the same they had taken from it. The winding road that leads down the hill is particularly desolate and eerie at night and the place has become recognized as a kind of ghoulish hangout.

Tower of Silence ~  This 80 year old dokhmas or roofless towers are used as the last lying place by Parsis before they become one with nature. The winding road that leads down the hill is particularly desolate and scary at night which makes it feel haunted. It is one of the most popular haunted places in Mumbai.

Tower of Silence ~ This 80 year old dokhmas or roofless towers are used as the last lying place by Parsis before they become one with nature. The winding road that leads down the hill is particularly desolate and scary at night which makes it feel haunted. It is one of the most popular haunted places in Mumbai.

Skyscraper Cemetery. The Moksha Tower, designed for Mumbai, India, reduces land needed for burials while creating new CO2-absorbing urban green space. Different floors of the building accommodate the burial traditions of Hindus, Muslims, Christians, and Parsis—so that many can rest in green peace.

Skyscraper Cemetery. The Moksha Tower, designed for Mumbai, India, reduces land needed for burials while creating new CO2-absorbing urban green space. Different floors of the building accommodate the burial traditions of Hindus, Muslims, Christians, and Parsis—so that many can rest in green peace.

Exposing Dead to Vultures Parsi community of Mumbai Mainly a ritual practiced by the Zoroastrian religion, by first preparing the dead by cleansing and bathing them and then setting them up on Towers of their religious temples to vultures. The idea behind this tradition is that the dead must get rid of their physical forms and must only survive in one being, i.e. their spiritual selves.

Exposing Dead to Vultures Parsi community of Mumbai Mainly a ritual practiced by the Zoroastrian religion, by first preparing the dead by cleansing and bathing them and then setting them up on Towers of their religious temples to vultures. The idea behind this tradition is that the dead must get rid of their physical forms and must only survive in one being, i.e. their spiritual selves.

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