All those who are left behind can receive closure. It can also be a chance for relatives who don’t know the deceased or who haven’t had contact with those who have passed away to offer the final goodbyes.
The theme of the journey of the deceased has always been the central theme of grief for a loved one throughout recorded human history. From journeys along the river Styx through Viking funeral pyre ships, civilizations have repeatedly referenced the idea that death involves the physical travel of the deceased. Western civilizations have largely abandoned the physical representations of getting one’s body in shape for journeys.
Judaism tends to be more abstract and can be described as the eternal bliss state (but without the awareness of self as in Christianity’s heaven). The concept of the spiritual journey is what western society (Judaeo-Christian) emphasizes. There is no reason to be surprised that the rich cultural legacy of physical representations of our trip to the next life, which brings us all together, is being revived in the way of rituals of dispersing the ashes.
Certain Factors that must be taken into consideration when performing the Ash Scattering Ritual
The primary reason to making an effort to organize an ash-scattering tour is remembering the deceased with a manner that makes you feel happy. Knowing that their ashes will resurface as part of nature is reassuring and can make you smile even in grief. You should plan the following steps prior to embarking on your adventure of scattering ashes which location you decide to go to.
1. Start by deciding if you Would Like to Spread Your Loved One’s Ashes
After cremation, there is nothing you can do to get a cremated body back. One of the worst things you’ll want to do is make a plan and then discover you’re not so in love in the concept of scattering your loved one’s cremated remains as you had thought.
2. Find an appropriate location
When you and your loved ones are certain that this is the most suitable option then you must find the ideal location to begin the scattering process. Choose an ex