Buddhist Funeral tradition and rituals in Singapore is surrounded by teaching of karma and reincarnation. It is believed that the death of this lives marks a beginning of a new incarnation of lives, depending on the calculation of karma accumulated during the deceased time on earth. Thus, the Buddhist funeral arrangement is focused on aiding the deceased transition to his next life as smooth as possible, while giving their departed loved one a proper and deserved send off.
The understanding of life and death in the teaching of Buddha has called followers to maintain a calm and serene atmosphere for the sake of the loved deceased. The placement of flowers and Buddha image during the funeral is beneficial to maintaining the skill environment. During the wake, a monk should be present as his presence and the chanting of holy verse will aid and support the deceased to the generating merit and enlightenment.
A typical Chinese Buddhist funeral ceremonies usually last for a period of 49 days. However, the many branches of Buddhism translate into different ritual and practices. Therefore, it is recommended that the grieving family should seek guidance from their Buddhist community before arranging for funeral matters, so that the right ritual can be carried out.
As a means of honouring the tradition of Buddhist Funeral, most Singaporean tend to chose cremation over burials, even though it is not a compulsory choice. During the cremation or burial, a Buddhist monk should be ideally present to lead the funeral services through chanting.
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