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Food, Love, and the Afterlife

Food as an expression of love extends beyond the living through Hindu funeral rituals known as Shraadh. This past Monday was the first day of the 2018 Shraadh period. My family has been having feasts honoring my father and other relatives during this period for several years now. While Shraadh meals range from simple to elaborate, I've always seen them as meals that are meant to be shared with others in remembrance of our loved ones.

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