Chinese Funeral Customs and Ceremony ~ CremationPosted on Aug 24 in Chinese Tradition, In Memory Ofby ShelynPrint
After the procession, the buses took us to the cremation center.
After the cremation, we went back to my uncle’s house for a short rest while waiting for the body to be completely cremated.
All the leftover food from the crematorium.
All my little cousins are damn tired after a whole day ceremony.
2 hours later, we went back to the crematorium to collect the ashes.
Many people mistaken that after the body was cremated, it turns to ashes. But in actual fact it turns to the pieces of bones.
Then only the worker crushed the bones into ashes.
Chinese cemeteries are generally located on hillsides since this is thought to improve Fengshui (geomantic omen). The higher a grave is located, the better.
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