Wednesday, April 17, 2013
It is believed that in India, when there is a birth or death in the family, the family members should not go to a temple or light a lamp at home, for 15 days. For death, they don't attend any marriages and do not celebrate any festivals for a year.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Monday, December 17, 2012
In China, the colour white is associated with death/mourning. It is best to avoid sending invitations or flowers in white, money in a white envelopes are called 'pak kum' usually given to the family of the deceased to help with the funeral cost.