Funeral Traditions and Customs
Across all cultures and religions there are a few shared experiences, grief and loss being among them. This section will provide you with information about some of the customs and social mores surrounding grief, death and funeral practices for various cultures and religious groups. This information can be helpful when planning a memorial or funeral, supporting a friend or family member as they plan the service, or understanding some of the traditions and expressions of sympathy found in a culture or religion other than your own.
Learn more about the customs and rituals for these cultures and religious groups:
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