Buddhism Death Emergency Assistance Samye Ling

Updated 27th March 2015

Buddhism Death Emergency Assistance Samye Ling



Samye Ling offer When I die cards which include “I am a Buddhist and request that when I am dying, the treatment of my body is in accordance with the flowing Buddhist practice: I thank you for carrying out my wishes when I am unable to do so….At the time of my death, I request the following: Please endeavour to:

leave my body undisturbed for a minimum of 4 hours

arrange prayers immediately by contacting the person/s & centre on the enclosed card

maintain a tranquil environment round my body

delay an autopsy (if required) for 3.5 days

avoid embalming my body

avoid cremation of my body before 3.5 days have elapsed.