National Recovery Plan

In response to the government’s National Recovery Plan announcement, Nirvana Memorial Park branches and centres will be adjusting its operations based on the following:

Central Region

(Semenyih, Shah Alam, Klang, Ipoh and Nirvana Center KL)

Northern Region

(Penang, Bukit Mertajam & Sungai Petani)

Southern Region

(Kulai, Skudai, Dato Onn, Tiram, Segamat & Melaka)

East Malaysia

(Sibu & Sabah)

Malaysia Multi-racial Farewell Ceremonies

Malaysia Multi-racial Farewell Ceremonies

Malaysia is a multi-racial country, with the main ethnic groups being Malay, Chinese and Indian. For the ethnic Chinese, there are various religious funeral rites such as Buddhist, Taoist and Christian, and Islamic and Hindu rites for the other ethnic groups. Different ethnic groups and religions have different cultural practices, religious ideologies, beliefs and values, making Malaysia’s funeral culture appear diverse in many ways.

Ancestral Tablet

Ancestral Tablet

The ancestral tablet is also called “soul tablet”, “spirit tablet”, “soul seat” and others. In Buddhism, it is called “lotus dais” or “lotus seat”. It is generally used as a temporary seat for the soul of the departed to reside, and convenience for the family members, relatives and friends to pay their respects.