Every Three Years Town Digs Up Their Deceased Loved Ones To Give Them A Makeover (Video)

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Hyang is a spiritual entity with supernatural power that only moves in straight lines, hence why they only go in straight lines while walking the corpses.
deceased_loved_ones_makeover_6 The festival began more than a century ago in the village of Baruppu. According to Torajan belief, a hunter named Pong Rumasek was hunting in the mountains.
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He came upon a corpse that was abandoned and decaying under a tree. Rumasek set about dressing the corpse in his own clothes and giving him a proper burial.
deceased_loved_ones_makeover_8 Rumasek believed that because of his act of kindness, the spirit of the corpse blessed him with good fortune.
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