Funerals

There seem to be more and more funerals happening at Triratna Buddhist Centres. This trend, sadly, is likely to continue indefinitely. The London Buddhist Centre have produced a very useful Guide to Funerals at the LBC which can be downloaded here: A_Guide_to_Funerals_at_the_LBC

The UK Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO) have a guide to planning funerals available in the resources section of their website: http://www.nbo.org.uk/home.htm

A lot of the information will probably be familar to people in Triratna, but it might provide a useful checklist, and it might also be particularly useful if you are asked to lead a funeral for a Buddhist from another tradition. There are also some suggested readings and rituals.

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