Tag Archives: Commemorating the Dead

Our Weekly Tip: Create An Altar or Meditation Space to Keep Memories Alive

A physical place to remember creates context for groundlessness

Our Tip of the Week: The experience of bereavement (literally, to be torn apart) often comes with a sense of groundlessness — like the rug has been pulled out from under your feet, throwing you into a free-fall where your … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Funeral Food Customs and Superstitions

An exploration into the various food customs and superstitions in Vietnamese funerals

For the Vietnamese, food plays a major role in funeral traditions, both for the person who has died and his or her surviving loved ones. The traditions commence with how the body is prepared for the visitors expected during the … Continue reading

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