This video is not what you think. Indian worshippers are flinging human ashes all over themselves as part of the Holi festival. That's right, these people are covering themselves in burnt human remains as part of a religious festival. This age-old tradition only happens in town of Varanasi, where religious worshippers take some ash from a funeral pyre and mix it with bright, colorful powder, flinging ashes up in the air to pay their respects to the dead and their families.



India: Worshippers Dump Human Ashes on Themselves in Cremation Ritual