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Funeral Attendance

Discussion in 'Questions & Answers' started by Ishna, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Ishna

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    Hi everyone

    A respected member of my local sangat passed away last week :( . I've been given the details of the funeral at my city's main secular funeral place, and also to the 'prayers' this coming Saturday at Gurdwara Sahib. I can't attend the funeral today, but I'd like to go to the prayers on Saturday to pay my respect to the family.

    It's a Malaysian-style sangat.

    Any ideas what I can expect on Saturday? Is there anything customary I should be aware of?

    Any guidance in this is much appreciated. I've been to lots of anand Karaj ceremonies at Gurdwara Sahib but nothing funeral-related.

    Many thanks
     
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  3. Gyani Jarnail Singh

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    This is simple..just like normal gurdwara diwan. There will be kirtan session... a reading of SGGS..BHOG and ardass and Hukmnamah. Nothing out of the way. Just Matha tek and be seated. Guru ak langgar will follow.
     
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    Thank you Gyani ji
     
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