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a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

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Representations of funerary practices found in two nineteenth-century Thai manuscripts, in which we see a monk retrieving a pamsukula cloth from a coffin, find echoes in European written accounts dating from the first two decades of the twentieth century; today however the pamsukula consists in the offering of monks' robes.
They also show that monks regularly perform funerary rites despite the lack of ritual instructions in any early Buddhist textual sources.
Finally, in 2012, after trying unsuccessfully for six years to get the Muscogee Nation to agree on a location for the reinterment, the Poarch Band as owners of the property, believed it to be legally, morally, and culturally responsible for reinterring the remains and funerary objects.
Free trade will promote healthy competition, reduce prices, give customers a wider choice, grow the local coffin making business and allow the government to establish much needed standards for funerary services, they argue.
These photographs document the material culture and the daily and ritual life of the villages visited, with particular emphasis on their funerary monuments.
It appears, on the face of it that, in the late Bronze Age, the role of horses in rituals and funerary rites had diminished considerably.
ANBAR / Aswat al-Iraq: A tribal chief was killed and two others wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) blast targeted a funerary procession of local resident in eastern al-Falluja on Saturday, a security source said.
Funerary objects unearthed totalled over 260 pieces, including spade-shaped coins, bronze belt hooks, brass bells, tripods, clay workshops, jars, pots, cups and bowls, reports People's Daily Online.
Fees for these services, institutionalized in the danka system of "the funerary patron household or individual who supports a temple," were in fact the main source of income for Buddhist temples.
Team leader professor Georgi Kitov said that they also found a silver rhyton, silver and bronze vessels, pottery and funerary gifts.
With bulging eyes under furrowed brows and snarling open mouths, the lion heads conform to a longstanding classical tradition of ferocious funerary animals set to guard the tomb.
Vainglorious Death: A Funerary Fracas in Renaissance Brescia.
Divided into three major sections covering Adult Traumas, Childhood Traumas, and Trauma in the Mentally Ill, Emotional First Aid Manual is equally valuable to lay citizens and to individuals considering fields of work that involve regular interaction with aggrieved individuals (such as the funerary business or credit counseling).
This competition-winning project for a funerary chapel adds a new element to a historic church site in Vantaa, just to the north of Helsinki.
As the tale opens, he is a middle-aged expert working on a commission for the British Museum, a last-resort hire brought aboard to crack the code on the mysterious, and actual, Stela of Paser, a funerary stone.