Monk / nun cremation

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James Tan
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Monk / nun cremation

Post by James Tan » Sat Jun 23, 2018 4:03 pm

Greetings ,

How to perform the rite for a monk or nun funeral ceremony ? I understand that normally buddhist follow the way by burning the dead body to ashes . How long does the body needs to keep or preserve before cremation ?! Many Chinese monks keep for 7 days and some tibetan monks even longer before cremation .
Can the body without preservation last for 7 days especially in warm country ?
Does the body after 7 days still being lithe or shows flexibility ?


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