Anointing Of The Sick

There are many differing beliefs withing the Hindu Religion

In the Hindu Religion the concept of Samsara is associated with life and death and the act of rebirth. In order for a Hindu to achieve their ultimate goal and become free from desire. This is completed by escaping Samara and attaining Moksha. Moksha refers to the transcendent state of salvation and once attained the soul is absorbed into Brahman; the divine force and ultimate reality.

When Death Is Approaching

If a Hindu is nearing death, a priest should be contacted. The priest and the family then gather to be with the dying person.

Bed-side Rituals

If this is not possible before death, then these actions should take place immediately following the death.