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The Hidden Mystery Behind Cremation

by Richel Pears Digital Marketing Manager

In the 1980's, around 5% of the American was cremated as the part of final ritual. Majority of families preferred to bury the dead versus cremation. But, the stats have changed now. Let’s see some of the hidden reasons behind cremation taking charge again.

 What Report Says about American Cremation

In the 1980's, around 5% of the American was cremated as the part of final ritual. Majority of families preferred to bury the dead instead of burning the dead. But, the stats have changed now. Let’s see some of the hidden reasons behind cremation taking charge again.

According to a report by National Cremation Association of North America, 50% of the dead are now cremated in America. This reflects a great change in cultural and religious standards that were accelerated by the Great Recession.

Make Eco-Friendly Cremation & Traditional Funeral of your loved one with Green Burial

With the world population expanding as never before and the rise in global warming, the scientists around the globe are looking for final farewell services that are not only Eco-friendly but also contributing to the environment. Christ USA has been researching and innovating for the same and is serving the people for over two decades. Through different final ritual programs service providers are spreading awareness about the environmental benefits of the technical twists in the traditional funeral methods.

Since, cremation is less expensive, during recession it became an affordable alternative over burial. Some reputed agencies has been providing affordable funeral homes. With affectionate staff they have been providing Best Funeral Services near you.

Fact About Cremation - The Process & Final Good Bye of your loved one

Cremation or burning the dead is not a new concept and was a part of the culture long before recession hit America to drain their pennies. The concept is as old as the Stone Age itself, but was not as common in rest of the world as it was in Ancient Greece and Rome.

For religions like Hinduism and Jainism, cremation is not only permitted but also preferred. The brakes on the practice of burning the dead were put with the rise of Christianity. The Emperor Constantine hit the final nail in the coffin by adopting Christianity as the Roman Empire’s official religion.

By the 5th century cremation lost its existence in the European continent.

The good part is from the past decade Christians in the west have again moved back to the cremation practice that once was the punishable offense.

With American cremation services making its way back in the west, there are a few myths that come along.

At crematoriums especially here in the west, we prefer electrical cremation over traditional eastern way of burning the dead on pyres in open ground. And since things happen in a closed room there is a lot that creates doubt.

People doubt the authenticity of cremains (Remains after cremation) since they do not get to see what goes in the cremation machine. But these boxes are named and the cremains are accordingly separated. One body is cremated at once to maintain authenticity and to respect the dead.

Family of the deceased is in advanced told to remove any metal piece that the body is wearing, but in case something remains it is carefully removed and handed over to the family.

Few people doubt of coffins being reused. But instead the reality is coffins too are burnt with the body and the plastic handles melt. Nothing, clearly nothing remains to be reused.

People believe the final rituals are to be done only by priests, but here anyone from the family can offer the last service thus, keeping the grievance very personal.

Death is an unavoidable truth. It is not easy to trust anyone and everyone with the final rituals of your beloved. at Christ USA, with an highly affectionate staff we strive to be by your side in the tough times. With our american cremation services and funeral home services we are not only helping you with the final rituals but also stand as a support. We take care of the environmental conditions and thus offer few environment friendly funeral services too.


About Richel Pears Junior   Digital Marketing Manager

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Joined APSense since, July 11th, 2018, From Washington, United States.

Created on Jul 27th 2018 01:35. Viewed 180 times.

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