Death And Sympathy Quotes

“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.”
Author Unknown

Accepting death and coping with grief of losing a loved is overwhelming. Thus, the bereaved family members need the love and support of their friends and relatives.

However, if you do not have any words to comfort the bereaved, here are some condolence, bereavement, and sympathy quotes that can be helpful. You can use these quotes on sympathy gifts and cards.

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Buddhist Insight Into Death

Buddhist life is chiefly centered around the concept of Nirvana (“Nibbana” in Pali), whether while living or after death.

According to the historical teaching of Lord Buddha, nirvana refers to the achievement of perfect peace of mind and freedom from identity with material phenomena.

Hinduism defines this concept as Sayujya, Yogakshemma, Brahma-upalabdhi, etc. Buddhism, like Hinduism, believes in the concept of rebirth or reincarnation which emphasizes wandering through sams?ra due to craving and ignorance.

“Where there is nothing; where naught is grasped, there is the Isle of No-Beyond. Nirvana do I call it—the utter extinction of aging and dying.”

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Ideas For Comforting Memorial Gifts After Death

Memorial products like urns and keepsakes help comfort the bereaved, to some extent, as they give you the opportunity to remember and relive the sweet memories and moment that you shared with the departed loved one.

Memorial gifts, also known as sympathy or condolence gifts, thus, can be useful in healing process. These gifts are usually aesthetic and thoughtful as they are meant to honor the deceased. Furthermore, when you present a condolence gift to the bereaved, it shows your support for the mourner.

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Death And Mourning In Judaism

Judaism values life greatly and yet does not consider death as a big calamity as it believes in an afterlife. Nevertheless, it involves mourning practices to show respect to the deceased and comfort the bereaved.

This religion originated in the Hebrew Bible. There are three large groups, denominations, or Jewish religious movements. They are: Orthodox Judaism, Conservative Judaism, and Reform Judaism.

The Jews treat their dead with respect. They light candles next to the body of the deceased and do not leave it alone at any time, until the body is buried.

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Coping With Witnessing A Death

Witnessing a death, especially a traumatic or violent death like a road accident or industrial accident, can be extremely distressing and disturbing.

The incident is likely to have a lasting impact, leaving you with innumerable sleepless nights and bouts of extreme emotions.

The symptoms may manifest differently in different individuals as some may be disturbed for several days, weeks, and months but again return to normal while others may not show these symptoms in the beginning but maybe a few weeks after the incident.

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