What is the significance of performing proper funeral rites?

by Chaitanya Charan dasJune 15, 2012

From: nishita

What is the significance of performing proper funeral rites for dead bodies by burning them as ordained in our vedic scriptures? Does it have any implications on the spirit soul in accepting its next body? Why this is different for different religions of the world for eg: muslims bury dead bodies, parsis abandon it for self-degradation,etc? Does it have the same effect as that mentioned in the vedic literatures?

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  • nishitaa
    June 21, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    Dear HG Chaitanya Charan Pr,
    Hare krsna prabhuji, i deeply thank you for the appropriate and profound answers you provide to questions from basically all spheres of life…. I really appreciate your efforts to refer to various vedic scriptures to make your reply more clear. You are really blessed by your spiritual master to present KC with such a scientific basis… I dont know how to well thank you but i will surely pray that you receive all the blessings of Guru maharaj & Krsna and continue to please them with your sincere service…. Thank you once again.
    Hare Krsna.

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