ENGLISH KUPASONLINE.COM–Hindus when they die, are they burned? Yes, indeed the tradition is like that in Bali. There is a special ritual that needs to be done to accompany the corpse. The name of the ritual is the Ngaben ceremony. The Ngaben ceremony is a procession of burning corpses or cremation for Balinese Hindus. The tradition of burning corpses is intended as a symbol to purify the spirits of people who have died. This tradition has been passed down from generation to generation until now.