Buddhism Death Emergency Assistance Forest Sangha

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Buddhism Death Emergency Assistance Forest Sangha

The Body: Dhamma Reflections on Ageing, Sickness and Death by the nuns of the Theravada community
Authors: Ajahn Sundara, Ajahn Candasiri & Ajahn Metta
(Great Gaddesden Hertfordshire, Amaravati Publications, 2013.) (ISBN 978-1-870205-72-6)

Available online on the Forest Sangha website:



Buddhist Rituals and Observances: Based upon talks given at Cittaviveka by Ajahns Sucitto and Candasiri.
Compiled by Barry Durrant.
(Great Gaddesden Hertfordshire, Amaravati Publications, 2001.) (ISBN 1-870205-15-4)
Theravada Buddhist Rituals and Observances of the Forest Sangha are given in this booklet.

Available on the Amaravati website http://www.amaravati.org/


This includes:

Rites of Passage
Births, Marriages, and House Blessings
Funeral Ceremonies
Memorial Ceremonies after the Funeral
Readings for Funeral and Memorial Ceremonies