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Keywords:
funeral
burial
interment
grave
tomb
cemetery
death
Zoroastrianism
Zoroastrian
religion
Yazd
Persia
Iran
The traditional Zoroastrian practice of disposing of their dead by leaving the corpses in uncovered Towers of Silence was discontinued in Iran in the 1960s. The modern Zoroastrian cemetery, where the funeral featured here is taking place, is located next to the Towers of Silence in Yazd.

The traditional Zoroastrian practice of disposing of their dead by leaving the corpses in uncovered Towers of Silence was discontinued in Iran in the 1960s. The modern Zoroastrian cemetery, where the funeral featured here is taking place, is located next to the Towers of Silence in Yazd.

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