after the funeral rite what to do with the icon that was in the hands of the deceased?

after the funeral rite what to do with the icon that was in the hands of the deceased?

  1. The icon is kept at home, you can not bury an icon with a deceased person!
  2. put in the coffin with the deceased
  3. how many conventions .. and most importantly all people thought of .. but I wonder .. I'll know
  4. The human body according to the view of the Church is the temple of the soul, sanctified by the grace of the Sacraments. The image of the burial of the dead, given in the Gospel, has been preserved from the Old Testament times in the Orthodox rite and is expressed in the washing of the body, its dressing, the position of the coffin. The washing of the body with water represents the future resurrection and the foreknowledge of God in purity and purity. The Christian body is put on new clean clothes of light colors. On the dead one must necessarily be a cross. Wash and clothed body is placed on the prepared table face up, to the east. The mouth of the deceased must be closed, hands folded crosswise (right hand on top of the left) as a sign of faith in the Crucified Christ. In the hands of the icon of the Savior or Crucifixion.
    The forehead of the deceased is decorated with a corolla, which symbolizes the crown of the Kingdom of Heaven. The body is covered with a sheet or with a special funeral veil depicting the Crucifixion - as evidence of the faith of the Church that the deceased is under the protection of Christ. The coffin is usually placed in the middle of the room in front of the icons. Around him lit candles. If possible, then put four candlesticks: one at the head, the other at the feet and two on both sides of the coffin. Put in the coffin any objects, money, food can not, because such customs are remnants of paganism. Observe these rules can only be if the body was not given to the morgue. Under existing Russian standards, without having given up the deceased for autopsy, it is impossible to obtain a certificate of death. It is necessary to put up with these Orthodox people, but every effort should be made to have the body properly prepared after it has been delivered from the morgue.

    When saying goodbye to the deceased, you need to kiss the icon lying in the coffin and the corolla on the forehead. At the same time, one should mentally or aloud ask the forgiveness lying in the grave for all those untruths that were committed to him during life, and forgive him for what he himself was guilty of. Eternal Memory is proclaimed above the coffin. The priest crossed the earth with the cross in the body of the deceased with the utterance of the words: "The earth is the Lord and its fulfillment, the universe and all living on it." The pattern of giving ground can be performed both in the temple and in the cemetery. After that, the coffin is closed with a lid and it is not allowed to open it again under any pretext.

    At cremation, you can not leave any shrines in the grave.

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