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Learning About Chinese Superstitions Surrounding Death

Taboos and superstitions are found in almost every culture – and in the Chinese culture, taboos relating to death abound. While times have changed and many people might not subscribe to these superstitions any longer, exploring some of these taboos can give us a...

Giving Condolence Money: What’s The Right Amount To Give?

Before visiting a Chinese funeral in Singapore, there are a few things to prepare. Some of them include dressing appropriately, and being aware of what to say to the bereaved family. One thing that you also shouldn’t forget to do is to bring along some cash. At...

Cause & Effect In Buddhism: What Is Karma & Reincarnation?

Like with most big religions in the world, there are many variations of Buddhism and Buddhists. However, one of the key doctrines that most Buddhists agree on is the principle of cause and effect – otherwise known as ‘karma’. Karma governs the view of believers...

Advice On Dealing With Grief During The Holiday Season

To most people, the holidays and festive season is a time to look forward to. And why not? These are times for getting together, thanksgiving, gift-giving, and feasting. However, for a number of people, the holidays may remind them of reasons to grieve, such as the...

What You Should Know About Death & Afterlife In Taoism

Taoism is a religion that has existed for many centuries and is still being practised in Singapore today. Taoism signifies “the way” or the “doctrine”, and emphasises living in harmony with the universe. Some varieties and aspects of Taoism has...

What We Can Learn From The Buddhist Perspective On Death

People who practise Buddhism believe that death is part of a natural process, and the process of coming into life and going out in death does not signify the ultimate end. Instead, death is just another transition from one life to another. Here’s what you need...

Understanding Afterlife In Taoism: What Does It Mean?

Taoism has complex religious and philosophical teachings that have made many people enthusiastic about learning its concepts. One popular teaching in Taoism is the concept of life after death. Such teachings are important as they help individuals to provide the best...

4 Essential Tips To Write A Meaningful Condolence Message

It is no secret that death is a common eventuality for every human. At some point, the people that we know and love, or even ourselves, will be battling grief following the death of a loved one. During such difficult moments of grief, be it during a Taoist or Buddhist...

3 Common Questions You Might Ask At A Chinese Funeral

In recent years, Chinese funerals have become much more simple than the rituals that are seen in the past. However, many – especially the younger generation – will find that there are still many Chinese funeral customs that they don’t fully understand. They may know...

How Funerals And Wakes Have Transformed Amidst A Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 is undoubtedly one of the most severe pandemics of the modern world. Many sectors of the world’s economy have been hard hit, and everyone’s lives have been affected by new arrangements like mask-wearing, social distancing, and...