Language and Culture

  • Korean Funerals: Traditions, Customs and What to Expect
  • Understand Korea / Language and Culture
  • 작성일 : 2020-02-05 17:19:02
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    “On the surface, traditional Korean funerals might be vastly different from any funeral you attend in the U.S. Korean funerals are rooted in Confucianism, a set of Chinese teachings that guide how a person should live his or her life. The Korean government uses these teachings to guide citizens on subjects like education, politics, and love. Korean funeral practices grew from rules for the 'right' funeral etiquette and customs. Are you attending a Korean funeral or want to learn more?”


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