Some articles on funeral, funeral function:
... After burning, while leaving the funeral place, Simalwng Noksa (small hut for the rest of the departed soul) is made, one flag is put, knots are made by all the participants, they take bath and return to the house ... The funeral ceremony is celebrated, in case of death of a major male, after 12 (twelve) days and 12 nights of death i.e. 13th day and in case of death of minor male or female, the funeral function is celebrated after 3 (three) days and 3 nights of death i.e ...
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