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Hindu Funerals Melbourne

Brember Family Funerals offer traditional Hindu funerals for families in Melbourne, honouring your cultural beliefs and helping you say goodbye to your loved one. Understanding that traditionally, Hindu cremations occur within a few days, please call us straight away so we can help prepare all the necessary funeral arranging details. 

Our Hindu Funerals in Melbourne

At Brember Family Funeral, we've helped many Hindu families farewell their loved ones, honouring Hindu funeral rituals. We are one of the highest-rated funeral homes in Melbourne and take great pride in catering for all religions, cultures and beliefs.

When we coordinate a Hindu funeral, we ensure that we offer:

  • Caring, dignified and affordable cremation options, including witness cremation if preferred
  • Assistance with all the documentation you need
  • Transporting your loved one into our care and to their funeral service
  • A suitable, matte-finish coffin adorned with a small sheath of flowers

At the crematorium, we ensure your Hindu traditions and rituals are followed, such as carrying the coffin in feet first and allowing you to recite your prayers. 

Planning a Hindu Funeral - The process and steps

If you’re looking at planning a Hindu funeral in Melbourne, firstly, please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.

When your loved one passes and the relevant authorities have been notified of the death, please call our experienced team who will guide you on the steps of planning a Hindu funeral.

Our caring and understanding team will organise:

  • Transporting your loved one into our care
  • Meeting with you and your family to plan a Hindu funeral ceremony
  • Listen to any special requests you may have
  • Organise the service and the cremation (or burial if you choose)
  • Obtain a copy of the death certificate
  • Grief support if you or your family need someone to talk with

Having planned many Hindu funerals for Melbourne families, we understand your traditions and rituals are important to farewell your loved one.

Please contact us for immediate advice, care and understanding.

Why Choose Brember Family Funerals for a Hindu Funeral

As a trusted team of funeral directors in Melbourne, we’re here to help you plan a Hindu Funeral.

Having worked with many Hindu families, our team of funeral directors respect your traditions and customs and will work with you to have all your Hindu funeral rituals catered for.

With a specialised Hindu funeral package available, you can trust our team to help you plan a Hindu funeral that meets your needs, honours the life of your loved one, and respects any last wishes your loved one had.

Affordable Hindu Funerals for all Budgets

Hindu Package
$4900 in GST *

Professional Service Fee

*Flat Lid Coffin (Edan) with white cotton lining with silver handles.

  • Private Arrangement at your location or email
  • Transfer of Loved one (24/7-Metro)Mortuary Care and Preparation
  • Cremation & use of chapel
  • Collection of all necessary funeral documents
  • Copy of Death Certificate from Births, Deaths & Marriages
  • Transport of Loved one to Cemetery location


Small tribute - Seasonal flowers (top of coffin)

* Additional fees:

  • Extra Time chapel- cost as per cemetery
  • Witness Cremation - $325 weekday or $600 weekend
  • Chapel & Cremation weekend fee - POA
  • Weekend fee (Funeral Director) $660

Hindu Funeral Locations

The Brember Family Funeral team travel to many areas around Melbourne and beyond, including South-East, North & West Melbourne, Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula.

You can see a list of the Melbourne funeral locations we regularly visit here. If your suburb isn’t listed, please contact us and speak to our friendly team who will guide you on what to do.

Timber coffin cremation or burial

Call us Today to Organise a Hindu Funeral in Melbourne

At Brember Family Funerals, we're here to take some of the stress out of planning a funeral with our range of hindu funerals in Melbourne. Contact us first.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the key elements of a Hindu Funeral Ceremony?

With a Hindu funeral ceremony being held within a day of the death, families and the funeral director work quickly to prepare the body, including ritual washing (the holy bath) while reciting mantras, big toes ties together and the hands placed palm to palm in a prayer position. The deceased is then shrouded in a plain white sheet and placed in a simple coffin. Ash or Sandalwood is applied to the forehead of a man, and Turmeric is used for females. When viewing the body, mantras or hymns are recited.

How do Hindu Funeral Rituals differ from other funeral services?

As Hindu’s believe the soul is reincarnated, most Hindu funeral end with the loved one being cremated. This is traditionally performed within 24 hours of death to allow the soul to escape the body. The Hindu mourning period will continue 10 to 30 days following the service, with many families holding a ceremony on the 13th day to perform rituals to help release the soul of the deceased for reincarnation.

What should I expect at a Hindu Funeral in Melbourne?

A Hindu Funeral in Melbourne is usually 30 minutes to 1 hour long. The coffin is bought into the temple (or any place the funeral is being held) feet first and placed at the front. Guests are then invited to view the body. A Hindu priest or senior family members usually conduct the Hindu funeral ceremony. The deceased is then transferred for cremation.

Can Brember Family Funerals accommodate specific Hindu Rituals?

For many years, Brember Family Funerals have worked with Hindu families to ensure your Hindu funeral rituals are catered for. By understanding what you and your family need, we created a specific Hindu funeral package to help you organise a funeral quickly and easily.

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