Embrace Funeral Services believes in providing dignified and meaningful buddhist funeral rites so that a loved one’s soul can be guided well in the afterlife.
There are processes and items that are essential to holding a complete Buddhist funeral service in Singapore. Our Buddhist funeral package is also inclusive of a casket, photos, Buddhist funeral ceremonial items, tentages, tables and chairs, and many others.
Buddhist Funeral Package Includes
Embalming Handling & Enconffin Service
Collection of Deceased
Professional Embalming & Make Up
Mandai Cremation Fee & Ash Collection Service
Peace Casket (Standard quality wooden casket brushed with a layer of mahogany paint, finished with a layer of glossy lacquer)
Preparation of Memorial Ceremony
Funeral Wake Set Up (HDB Void Deck)
Floral Photo Frame
Altar Table Arrangements
Small Table Arrangements
1 Large Photo with 10″x12″ Frame
6 Passport Size Photos
Dignified Buddhist Altar Set up
Condolence Books & Safe Box
Coordination of Funeral Service, Ritual & Memorial Ceremony
Professional Service Team
Buddhist Prayer Service (1-1-1 Monk)
Encoffinment – Final Night – Final Day
Encoffinment – Final Night – Final Day
Incense, Candles & Prayer Items
Night Service Attendant (Final Night)
Funeral Procession Service
45-seater Air Conditioned Bus
Towel Souvenirs for Guests
After Care Service
Fresh Flower Water
Buddhist Simplicity Package
3 Days, From $ 6,000
Special heartfelt thanks to the team. As my mum passed away from sudden heart attack and it was already very very late... at night and after being asked about the body handling method as i was being led to register for a death certificate at the hospital, i was in a total state of confusion. I hadn’t even recovered from the upsetting news but am having to make decision on behalf of my late mother. as i sat at the counter after 5 mins, I decided i will drop Jeffery a message to see if he could take up this case. He called back immediately which was very appreciated and provided guidance in handling the procedure and arrived pretty quickly at the hospital.The team really guided me along the entire funeral and they were a very polite, approachable team. The setup was also very nicely done, and had gained many compliments from my relatives who attended the wake, with most saying they were very impressed.Once again, many thanks to Jeffrey , Guan Yin and Alouysius for all the help rendered during this difficult period for me and my dad.read more
Very thankful to have the team at Embrace to handle all the arrangements when my mom passed on. Special thanks to Jeff... and his team. Your personal touch, compassion, advice, guidance, empathy and professionalism made this a beautiful send off for my mom. The team at Embrace made it all flow smoothly and worry-free, and enabled the family to grief, knowing we can count on you to handle the logistics. The fact that you are 24/7 contactable and just a call away gave us the added security that you are always there for any questions or assistance. Thank you once again Embrace.read more
When my mum passed away, I didn't know what to do. Alot of questions flooded my mind and Im alone to handle it. Through... referral, I called Jeffery. It indeed was the right decision to make.He is very patient and compassionate. He guided me through the whole process. He handled everything so that I can have the time to grieve.A very special thanks to him, Guanyin and his team members.. Guanyin even made me an artpiece in remembrance of my mum.Thank you for everything.read more
We engaged Embrace Funeral Services for my grandfather's passing and everything was handled sensitively, swiftly and... efficiently. We were impressed with the personal touches and thoughts put in by Jeffrey & team, and this helped free our minds from worrying about the funeral logistics and gave us space to focus on the bereavement. Extremely professional, would recommend.read more
To Jeffery and Team, We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to have you and your team walking the final... journey with my Popo.Thank you for your professionalism and assurance in guiding us and also accomodating with all of our requests.The wake was well arranged and pleasantly done up.The farewell ceremony was very memorable for my family which helped us to bring closure by expressing our inner thoughts to Popo.Thank you once again.read more
Is Professional and assuring to my family. And also very accommodating in our requests.The wake of my late grandma... was well arranged and pleasantly done up.Farewell ceremony was very memorable for my family which helped us to bring closure by expressing our inner thoughts to our late grandma.read more
We would like to express our greatest thanks to Jeffrey and his team for their hardwork and effort these few days. The... team had showed their professionalism during the 3 days and attending to all our needs too. Without the team, today event will not be as smooth as possible. Once again, thank you guys for all the hard .read more
A pleasant experience with Embrace Funeral Services team in the midst of shock, chaos & loss of a loved one. Jeffrey's... dad stepped in to help me at the hospital while Jeffrey was engaged with another client. Both Jeffrey and dad guided me every step of the journey with good questions and recommendations.I was very impressed with the efficiency and professional complete set up of the memorial hall (including embalming, make-up and dress up of my late father) within a short 2 hours. The hall was serene, pleasant and simple, just as I had wanted.Sea burial amidst rain and choppy water was also carried out professionally by Jeffrey's dad and assistant. Again we were guided to say final goodbye with a prayer of exaltation before lowering the bones into the ocean.Jeffrey's team helped to capture the final journey with photographs of significant moments, without me asking.I am thankful for the helpful reviews by others that I could meet such a professional funeral director. I hope my review here will help others select an undertaker team who is helpful, competent and professional while grieving.God bless.read more
Buddhists consider death a major religious significance. It reminds them of the impermanence of human existence and the fragility of the human body. With karma and reincarnation being one of their strong beliefs, it also reinforces the fact that death is only the beginning to one’s rebirth.
The amount of karma that a deceased accumulates in his/her past life can determine how their new lifetime is to form and creates an opportunity to assist them to fare on their new round of life.
With chants and prayers for the deceased according to Singapore Buddhist funeral customs, there are also in place meditations, eulogies and sermons included with respect to each family’s preferences for the deceased.
It creates a dignified expression of bereavement and allows for a peaceful closure for both the deceased and the grieving family in their journey to the afterlife.
Keeping Up With Buddhist Funeral Traditions
Our Buddhist funeral package consists of all the essential items that would be required to hold a Singapore Buddhist funeral. Some of the ceremonial items include:
Incense, Candles and Prayer Offerings
Our Buddhist funeral services also involve managing the necessary proceedings such as the transfer of the body into our care, booking of cremation and/or burial slots and also post-funeral services.
To us, it is more than just a simple ceremony. It is one of the major milestones in life which deserves all care and compassion.
We take great importance in ensuring that the religious customs and rites of each family’s needs are taken well care of. This is according to the belief that it can help the deceased transit smoothly into their next life.
Why Choose Embrace?
We believe in providing a meaningful and dignified closure for both the deceased and the grieving family. While ensuring that the deceased transitions smoothly into the afterlife, we want to help grieving families deal with this difficult period with utmost care and professionalism. To us, it is more than just a simple ceremony. It is one of the major milestones in life which deserves all care and compassion.
With our years of experience in handling different religious funeral arrangements, we are knowledgeable to deliver a professional service that is customised to the way you desire to give your final send-off to your loved ones. Through affordable buddhist funeral packages and transparent pricing, we also guide you through all procedures in depth to ensure that a smooth farewell is given to your loved ones.
Embracing Families As If Our Own
Our supportive team takes great pride in ensuring that a professional service is given to the deceased and grieving families at all times. At Embrace Funeral Services, we strive to be the trusted choice with our expertise and knowledge over the four generations. Contact us at +65 9692 1100 to speak to our professional staff for further details on our Buddhist funeral package.
Buddhist Simplicity Package
3 Days, From $ 6,000
Embrace Funeral Services Singapore (懷恩生命禮儀) is a one-stop professional funeral service provider that was founded by our 4th generation undertaker, Jeffrey Lee Yi Fu.
With over 20 years of experience working alongside his grandfather and father, Jeffrey began to learn the delicate value of life from a young age. He has a strong belief in embracing loved ones with a sense of gratitude and directly involves himself in ensuring that the utmost support and care is provided to bereaved families. Embrace Funeral Services then evolved with a modernized approach towards funerals while keeping true to cultures and traditions.
At Embrace Funeral Services, we are committed to providing the finest quality services where families can rely on during their times of need. We seek to change the current perception of the celebration of life and death, so as to spread more compassion and respect within the community. Our company’s philosophy revolves around the ideology of “embracing families as if our own” so as to strengthen the interconnection in the society.
Funeral Directors and Funeral Undertakers
What is a funeral director?
A funeral director (also known as a Funeral undertaker) is a professional who plans, organizes and runs all aspects of funerals for the deceased. Singapore funeral directors provide funeral services in Singapore. They have a deep understanding of the funeral rites of various religions and cultures that exist in Singapore.
What do funeral directors do?
They are also in charge of making arrangements with funeral parlours, crematoriums and cemeteries, on behalf of families. Funeral directors may also work with families to decide on caskets or urns.
Funeral directors can also provide funeral pre-planning, and are often present at the funeral wake. They may also give bereavement counselling to the families when deaths occur.
Apart from the essential task of preparing loved ones for their final send-off, funeral directors are often in charge of gathering personal belongings for the deceased.
Funeral directors may also help families to scatter ashes or reach out to organizations that assist with burials.
Give us a call at our 24 hour helpline @ 96921100. We will guide you and advice you accordingly.
For Cremation or Burial
The body of a Singapore Citizen/Permanent Resident may be brought back to Singapore for cremation or burial. However, a Coffin (Import) Permit is required to import a body into Singapore. A funeral director should be able to assist you in the procedures.
Application of Coffin (Import) Permit
a) You may apply for a coffin permit at any time from the following offices:
Port Health Office
4545 Jalan Bukit Merah
Tel: 6222 2585
Fax: 6222 8543
b) Documents required for the issuance of the coffin permit:
1. Death Certificate issued by the country where death occurred (copy of English translation is required if the death certificate is in ethnic languages),
2. Cause of Death Certificate or a Statutory Declaration
3. Sealing Certificate for the coffin
4. Embalming Certificate, where applicable
5. Coffin Export Permit from the country exporting the body
6. Air Waybill (Air Consignment Note) if by air
If the application is by the funeral director, the Permit to Cremate/Bury will be granted provided the next-of-kin gives a letter of authorization for the funeral director to apply for the permit.
c) The coffin permit costs $10. The Permit to Bury/Cremate will be issued with the coffin permit at no extra charge.
Note: Prior written approval has to be obtained from the National Environment Agency, Environmental Health Department for the import of a body of an HIV-infected Singapore Citizen
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