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Explore Antam Sanskar (Funeral Ceremony)

The Guru Granth Sahib Project

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Funeral ceremonies are significant in human culture and differ significantly across regions and religions. In the Sikh culture, the funeral ceremony emphasizes the belief in life's impermanence, the significance of commemorating the departed...

Funeral ceremonies are significant in human culture and differ significantly across regions and religions.


In the Sikh culture, the funeral ceremony emphasizes the belief in life's impermanence, the significance of commemorating the departed with affection, and forging a connection with IkOankar (the Divine).

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Sukhmann Kaur

Associate Editor, The Guru Granth Sahib Project

Sukhmann Kaur graduated from the University of Washington with a MA in International Studies: South Asia and a graduate certificate in Feminist Studies. She also holds a BA in History with a Minor in Ethnic Studies from Central Washington University. 

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