Otherworldly send-off for revered Thai king

Thailand is gripped with preparations for the royal cremation of deceased monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej, a spectacular Hindu-Buddhist cosmic ritual with ancient antecedents

Bangkok, October 21, 2017 9:30 AM (UTC+8)
The main edifice of the cremation site for Thailand's late king Bhumibol Adulyadej is surrounded by a shallow pool. Photo: AFP/ Roberto Schmidt
The main edifice of the cremation site for Thailand's late king Bhumibol Adulyadej is surrounded by a shallow pool. Photo: AFP/ Roberto Schmidt
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