5 Reasons Why Funeral Pre-Planning Is Important.

Death has always been a taboo subject and a disquieting thought. As a matter-of-fact, no one would like to think about their death, much less plan for the funeral and cemetery services in advance. However, as uncomfortable as the subject may be, death is inevitable and therefore planning ahead for your final arrangements is essentially… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Funeral Pre-Planning Is Important.

Living With The Times – Why choose a Columbarium in Singapore?

A short history of the Columbarium. The word ‘Columbarium’ is derived from the Italian, “dove”. Interestingly, the first columbariums, located in ancient Rome, weren’t intended as resting places for the deceased – they were homes built for large families of pigeons and doves! Fitting, since doves have long been associated as the pathfinders of peace and… Continue reading Living With The Times – Why choose a Columbarium in Singapore?

Significance of Flowers and Floral Arrangements in Funeral Services in Singapore.

When mourning the passing of loved ones it is common to see condolence wreaths adorning those final resting places in funeral services in Singapore. Usually in the shape of a wreath, each arrangement can have different meanings. This age old practice dates back since the times of the Ancient Greeks. When deciding on the flowers,… Continue reading Significance of Flowers and Floral Arrangements in Funeral Services in Singapore.

The Importance Funeral Rites and their Symbolic Meaning.

  When my grandfather passed on nearly 20 years ago it made me realize that nothing in life is forever.  About the inevitable end that has stricken humanity for as long as collective memory can remember. Archaeologists and anthropologist recognize the mark of a culture when they find evidence of funeral rites. The passing of a… Continue reading The Importance Funeral Rites and their Symbolic Meaning.

What is a funeral?

The word “funeral” comes from a Latin word ‘funus’ which means a ceremony for celebrating , paying respect and remembering the life of the person who has died. Funeral comprises of various customs, beliefs and rituals according to the culture for remembering the departed soul. Customs can vary from the cultures and between religious affiliations… Continue reading What is a funeral?

Funeral Memorial Services in Singapore

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Losing a loved one is a time of mourning and grief. Unfortunately, we ultimately have to give in to the truth that we will have to eventually accept reality, its finality and somberness. Nirvana Memorial Garden provides funeral services in Singapore to those afflicted by the pain of death with a dedication and compassion needed in such a… Continue reading Funeral Memorial Services in Singapore

What is a Columbarium?

Columbarium is a respectful place where the departed or the deceased are laid to rest peacefully by their descendants. The deceased’s mortal remains are placed in a container called “urn” and are placed in Columbarium. The urns are placed inside the niches which can be customized by the family members by keeping the likings of… Continue reading What is a Columbarium?
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What is Meaning of Nirvana?

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Nirvana means acquiring a state of mind which is obtained by liberation or moksha. Nirvana literally means “Blowing out a Candle”. Just as the fire which goes out, does not passes away, merely becomes invisible by passing into the space, similarly nirvana does not mean non existence, rather transformation into an another existence and experience.… Continue reading What is Meaning of Nirvana?