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Death, mourning & afterlife in the Syro-Malabar Church

  • Decorating tombstones with fresh flowers at St. Mary's Forane Church in the early morning before the start of the Syro-Malabar Day of the Dead procession.
  • Image of a young Christ in a Syro-Malabar church in rural Kerala.
  • A creche at St. Mary's Forane church could be anywhere in the west, other than the colorful garlands around the figures' necks.
  • Decorating tombstones with fresh flowers at St. Mary's Forane Church in the early morning before the start of the Syro-Malabar Day of the Dead procession.
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