Attend the funeral in JapanFirst of all, please see the table below "Relative Funeral Ratio in Japan"
|Relative Funeral Ratio in Japan|
|No Religion Style||3.5%|
©2017 Japan Consumer's Association "Questionnaire survey on funeral"
I will explain Buddha's formula ("Sho-ko") which accounts for 90% nearly of Japanese funeral.
➀Follow the guidance staff in the funeral hall and you will go to the "sho-ko" table.
②Take a bow to the mourning owner ("moshu") and relatives.
*You will be careful do not point your ass to the altar At this time .
③Pinch the incense with your thumb, forefinger, middle finger.
*If you have beads at this time, hold it your left hand.
④Raise the incense to the forehead.
*Some sects do not put incense on the forehead.
⑤Put into the incense burner.
*Please be careful of burns.
⑥Repeat ③ ~ ⑤ one to three times
*The behavior of ③ ~ ⑤ is different depending on sect
⑦Align hands against the altar 's deceased.
*Take a bow a little.
⑧Turn and Take a bow to the mourning owner ("moshu") and relatives.
⑨Return to your seat quietly or leave.