Singapore is one of the busiest cities globally, and the number of tourists visiting Singapore keeps on increasing every year. This highly developed country is a great place to be if you are planning for a destination wedding. The beautiful island nation offers everything from swanky condominiums to serene beaches, and this can be an excellent time for your reception after the ceremony. Singapore funeral services can be easily organized with the help of a local minister or pastor of a church. Here are some of the highlights from Singapore’s funeral ceremonies.
A popular funeral package in Singapore includes a Buddhist memorial service followed by viewing the body and burial. Other popular Singapore funeral services include the Victorian and Singapore Buddhist memorial services. A prevalent Singaporean tradition is the celebration of life by hosting a party in memory of the departed. For example, the Catholic mass can be held in the Church of St. Francis of Assissi or St. John the Baptist Church in the city.
Singapore is a religious nation, so all Singaporean’s have a religion to follow. The main religions practiced in Singapore are Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. Besides the mainstream three, several other more minor religions are practiced in Singapore, including the Christian religion and the Indian Orthodox Church. Since Singapore is a multicultural country, there are many different highlights from the Catholic and Muslim traditions. These include the city funeral Singapore services, the Buddhist funeral services, and the Christian funeral services.
The Buddhist funeral service is very traditional and carries several traditions from the religion itself. Special rituals are performed as part of the ceremony, such as paying respects to the departed, offering flowers, asking for good wishes, and many more. These are usually carried out by Buddhist monks who dedicate their lives to carrying out these prayers for the departed. You will find that the Buddhist traditions are most predominant from the funeral parlor, where you can watch as these rituals take place. The most prominent Buddhist tradition is the East and West guided walk which takes participants through the country, taking in all the important places of Singapore from both the East and the West.
Hinduism is another main religion practiced in Singapore, and it also has several significant traditions. Some highlights of Hinduism include the four divinely guided paths which are known as the Brahma Nadi. Both these paths are said to guide all beings to their ultimate origins.
Islam is yet another practiced faith in Singapore. There are two types of followers in Singapore: the Muslims who follow the teachings of the Koran and the Chinese who follow the Buddhist path. The imams who preside over the mosques in Singapore usually give a brief eulogy during the funeral service for the deceased. A donation always accompanies the Muslim package for funerals in Singapore to a favorite charity. The Chinese counterpart of the Islamic funeral package, however, does not always include this donation. In case it does, the amount will be donated to the local education fund.
Not to be left out, there are also Christian funeral services in Singapore. Several non-religious services also occur, but they are much rarer than those that incorporate the Christian faith. One can rest assured that the service is conducted by a minister or a pastor of a church. The only significant difference is that the entire service comprises music, unlike the other funeral services I have mentioned above. The purpose of the gathering is to pay their last respects to the deceased and to share their love and thoughts.
All in all, from the different packages that I have provided you with, you will be able to come up with an extensive selection when it comes to how you wish to go about paying tribute to your loved one. You can choose the type of service, the location, and the highlights of the deceased life. If you want to offer your condolences to the family, you need to consider what actions you should take. Should you offer your condolences through flowers? Or should you send something else which highlights their life?