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The Tribune of Indonesia: The strangest burial rituals and facts about the wall of terror

Sunday, 04 June 2017
After 120 days, they take the skulls amid a terrifying ritual to the holy place and put it on top of each other to form a wall of horror in front of visitors, After 120 days, they take the skulls amid a terrifying ritual to the holy place and put it on top of each other to form a wall of horror in front of visitors,

"Tronian" is a small tribe that sits at the foot of the mountain on the edge of the Indonesian lake of Bator, and can reach it only by boat.

 She has a ruler who runs her affairs and everyone owes him obedience, numbering no more than a thousand people and having strange habits in burying their dead.

If the deceased is ill, he is buried in a place and if he does evil or bad morals he is buried in the animals and if he is a good person he is buried in the best place

The deceased wears the best clothes he has and makes them in his best body with his basic necessities such as his own money, the dishes he ate, his own sticks, and his underwear.

Stages of burial

There are three stages of the first burial under the giant tree "Mantrat" ​​and put the bodies and above them some wood and the needs of the personal body.

After 90 days they transfer the skulls and the remains of the dead bodies to another place open to the predators in the forest.

After 120 days, they take the skulls amid a terrifying ritual to the holy place and put it on top of each other to form a wall of horror in front of visitors, which led to the launch of the nickname of the village of moving skulls.

Wonderful Tree

The Tronian tribe believes in the huge 800-year-old enchanted tree. They believe it smells the dead and does not have any effect. A festival is held under the tree every four years according to a special calendar. If the moon appears in a certain way, the bodies are scattered and changed and can be burned away from the village. And the expression of their love for them even after their death and may remain bones and skulls died their owners 200 years ago to this day.

The ritual of visiting the dead

If you want to visit the enchanted tree and those wonderful places you must make special arrangements. You have to take a boat or boat in the lake for 20 minutes and wait to be allowed in. Take one of the bodyguards and make sure you do not carry anything that is anti-dead like knives or sharp objects.

The burial of children

 They bury the children in a strange way and in another place. The villagers dig some trees and put the dead child inside the tree cavity and close it with some snorkels and special flowers to ensure that the child's body is sucked and blood drawn during the first 90 days.

The rituals of the burial of children lasts 7 days, and there must be parents and relatives, often a gathering of the child's parents, where food and drink are distributed to the audience, and children under the age of 12 are not allowed to be hit by the curse of life.