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Taoism Funeral 道教

Taoist Funeral Services In Singapore
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When death happens, everyone will be in grief and it’s difficult to coordinate things around. We help by breaking our services into 3 phases.

Phase 1- Setting up the wake:

  • Embalm, Dressing up & Make-up (Clothes of deceased)
  • Polished Wood Casket – See on the right reference
  • Logistics of the deceased body
  • Booking of cremation slot & arrangement (Mandai Crematorium & Columbarium Complex)
  • Standard Void deck Tentage Setup
    • Carpet flooring & curtain
    • 10 round tables
    • 15 square tables
    • 100 plastic chairs
    • 2 big fans
    • 4 small fans
    • 2 powerpoint & general lightings
  • Standard Taoist Funeral Decoration Setup & Backdrop
  • Photo Flower Wreath – Standard Size 11″ x 13″
  • Condolences Book
  • Safe Box

Phase 2 – During the wake

  • Paper House
    • Gold & Silver Mountains 1 Pair
    • 2 x Clothing Chests
  • Taoist Priest 
    • Encoffining, Final Night & Funeral Day
  • Mobile Toilet
  • Drinks & Fridge (5+5 cartons)

Phase 3 – Saying the last Good-Bye

  • Furnace 
  • Pallbearer Services
  • Aircon Bus 45 Seater
  • Ash collection service

Safe Entry & Temperature Taking Setup


结段1 – 设置:

  • 打针,装扮和化妆(死者的衣服)
  • 抛光木制棺材 – 请参阅右侧可用的相片 
  • 运输死者遗体
  • 预约火化时间及安排(Mandai Crematorium & Columbarium Complex)
  • 标准帐篷设置
    • 地毯和窗帘
    • 10个圆桌会议
    • 15平方的桌子
    • 100把塑料椅子
    • 2个大风扇
    • 4个小风扇
    • 2个电源点和一般照明
  • 道教葬礼装饰设置和背景
  • 照片花花圈 – 标准尺寸11“x 13”
  • 白金簿
  • 保险箱

结段2 – 期间

  • 纸扎灵屋
    • 金山银山一对
    • 2 x 衣箱
  • 道教师父 
    • (第一天,最后的晚上&葬礼那天)
  • 移动厕所
  • 饮料及冰箱(5+5箱)

结段3 – 说最后的再见

  • 墳烧炉
  • 灵车,扛棺工人, 杂务
  • 空调巴士45座
  • 灵灰收集服务


Package Pricing

3 Days – from $8,088

5 Days – from $8,588


    Please Note - Cost of items may vary if requirement/ volumme of items increases.
    请注意 - 如果需求增加/数量增加, 项目价钱会有所不同。

    Optional Services & Additional Services 可选服务及额外服务

    Feel free to get the prices from our funeral directors

    • Obituary 刊登补告
    • Peanuts & sweets 花生和糖果
    • Food Catering Buffet – (Min 30pax) 餐饮 – 至少30人 – catering.budgetcasketcompany.com
    • Western Band / Singer 西洋乐队/歌星
    • Paper House 纸厝, 金银山, 衣箱, 纸车
    • Flowers /Fruit Basket 水果华蓝*
    • Ashes Columbarium – 骨灰安置处
    • Prayers (Etc – 善堂,西公)
    • Portable Aircon 室外空调

    Private Crematoria

    • Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery
    • Tse Toh Aum Temple

    More Information here

    Guide For Taoist Funeral Services

    Immediately after death

    The “head” (the oldest or the person financially supportive) of the family has to make the important decision of the location where the funeral would be held. The location would be drawn between placing the deceased in a Taoist funeral parlour, within the house’s premises or at the multi-purpose hall/viod deck of a HDB flat.

    After a location is finalized, the family then informs friends and relatives of the passing and wake details. The deceased is then brought to the mortuary to be embalmed and cleansed. He/she will be dressed in her best clothes paired with makeup after the embalming and will be placed in the coffin (The deceased will not have anything red on them).

    At the house of the deceased

    A red or white banner would be hung above the main door of the house signifying a passing. Statues of gods and deities within the vicinity are covered with red paper – this is to block the deities’ view from the sight of death. Mirrors are removed as the superstition behind it is that anyone who sees the coffin in its reflection would bring about a death in his/her family.

    The altar and the coffin

    There would be wreaths surrounding the altar where a portrait photograph of the deceased are placed in front of the coffin. There will be a opening through glass encasement within the coffin, where one would be able to catch one final glimpse at the deceased. Joss sticks and candles are placed around the altar for family and guests to offer their prayers and respect. Instead of vegetarian food – like in Buddhism practices, it is observed that food of all sorts (favorites of the deceased) are placed upon the altar to act as an offering as well.

    During the wake (Days 1 to 3/5)

    Family do not wear gold or silver jewellery or red clothing. In more traditional times, it is mandatory for blood relatives and family members to wail and sob during mourning – so as to show respect and loyalty to the deceased; the louder it is, the more respect they would be paying. However, the mourning process is increasingly toned down with modernization.

    The family would have to wear white shirts and black/dark blue pants. A piece of colored cloth would be pinned onto their sleeves to signify the relation with the deceased.

    Taoist priests would be conducting intervals of scripture chanting and the family, lined according to their order of hierarchy and age, would follow in suit with the chanting. The chanting allows the path of the souls to be smoothed out, removing obstacles and torture for the sins they might have committed in their lives.

    Friends and guests visiting to the funeral are required to light incense or a joss stick at the altar as a sign of respect to the deceased and family. Joss sticks and incense money are to be burnt continuously throughout the wake as it helps provide the deceased with sufficient money to spend. And also, if the family is well-to-do, you will see big houses or cars made out of paper in which they will be burning and offering to, to their deceased one, so to ensure their well being in the afterlife.

    A bereavement donation box would be placed in the premises as donations are appreciated as a sign of respect to the parties and would help in lessening the funeral costs.
    The nights of the funeral would be spent in “vigil” in protecting the deceased body, where family members stay awake throughout the nights. You will see people gambling, as this helps to keep the guests and attendees in a lighter mood and awake.

    Guests normally attend the first few days of the wake. After their initial paying of respects, guests are gathered around the tables filled with tidbits and drinks. Guests may proceed to give their bereavement donations (白金 – White Gold) to the family members. They should also give words of encouragement and blessings to the family of the deceased during this period of visitation.

    Last day of wake

    The lid of the viewing panel on the coffin will be closed, with it sealed shut. On the last day of the wake, the deceased will have a final send-off. This is called the “Last Journey”. The corpse would either be sent to the columbarium for cremation, or to be buried in designated burial grounds. Performed ritualistically with the Taoists monks’ chants and instructions, the hearse brings the coffin to the final grounds where concerned family, relatives and friends are to see the deceased to his/her last path towards paradise.

    After-which, everyone attending may have to be sprinkled with “flower water”, so as to cleanse themselves after the send-off.

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