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A General Introduction to Funerals

Funeral customs are a series of convictions and practises used  by a culture to remember and respect the dead. Vairing from interment to multiple monuments, prayers and rituals are typically conducted in the dead’s honor. The funerals are the final moments for the corpse to interact, or be physically honored, by its loved ones. The honoring can include a visitation, burial, cremation, or other methods of honoring. Of course, customs differ from one culture to the other. Common secular funeral practices include the mourning the deceased, and a celebration and or compassion ceremony for their life. Additionally, funerals often are tied to religion, so the living can attempt to aid the soul of the deceased in the afterlife, resurrection, and occasionally their reincarnation.

Depending on the culture and faith, funerals can include the destruction of the body (for example, by cremation or burial), or preservation (for example by mummification or interment) of the body. The funeral usually includes a ritual,  through which a body is disposed of in the final state. However, this is not to be mistaken with funerary practices, which often reflect differing opinions which often raise issues with cleanliness and the connection between body and soul. The monument or the celebration of life is a funerary that takes place without the deceased's remains. The Latin funum is a funeral that has many meanings, including the dead body and funeral rites themselves. It's the funeral. Funerary art is art made in association with funeral funerals and numerous types of graves as well as items made specifically for burials like corpse flowers.

In the Shanidar cave in Iraq, in the Pontnewydd cave in Wales and elsewhere throughout Europe and the Near East, Neanderthal skeletons have been discovered by archeologists, for example, who have a characteristic floral layer. Funeral rites are as old as the actual human culture itself and date back to at least 300,000 years ago, which is as the modern Homosapien.. This intentional burial and reverence for the dead is interpreted as indicating the religious faith of Neanderthals, even though the proof is not unmistakable-whereas the dead are obviously beaten intentionally, burrowing rodents can introduce the flowers.

However with more recent burials, at least in North America, there are new rituals. The funeral rituals can be split into three components: a visitation, funeral and burial, are the most common services in most cultural communities and areas within the United States and Canada. A funeral motorcade in western style for a member of South Korea's high-ranking army family. The body of the dead individual (or deceaner) is put in the cap on display during the visit (also called "viewing," "waking" or "calling hours") (also called a coffin, but almost all containers are caps). The visit is usually done a night or two before the funeral. In the past, it has been common practice to put the hat in the home of a decedent or the family. In many regions of Ireland and Scotland, this practice remains. Traditionally, the body is in the finest clothing of the decedent. Recently, more variations have occurred in the way in which the decedent is applied-some individuals choose to wear clothes that better reflect their way of life. The body is often decorated with popular gems, such as watches, collars, brooches, etc. The gems may be discharged and delivered before the burial or buried with the deceased, or they can be released to the family of the deceased. Before cremating, jewelry must be removed to avoid crematory harm. Depending on the variables such as moment since death, the body may or may not be embalmed, religious practices or burial conditions.

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