Rituals to be performed at home after death

Death signifies cessation of activities of the five vital energies in the body and other sub-vital energies related to the gross body. When a jiva (Embodied soul) loses a life, the transmission of various waves within the body comes to a standstill.

Rituals of cremation

North is the direction of Deity Som’s abode, that is, it is the abode of Shiv in Principle form. Hence, the distressing vibrations emitting from the region below the waist are disintegrated to a maximum extent instantly.

Rituals after cremation

The heat generated due to the fire that is lit while reciting mantras reduces progressively after the third day of cremation. Consequently, the potential of the sheath (created around the ashes) to protect them also reduces proportionately.