“Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance..” Kahlil Gibran
Reclaiming the lost art and healing ritual of a home funeral
The following videos illustrate the simplicity, beauty and deeply personal nature
of Home Funerals. Some of the images are of a sensitive nature and may be difficult
for those recently bereaved or approaching their own transition. Your discretion
‘BRINGING FUNERALS HOME’ This slide show of photographs taken from a variety of Home
Funerals outlines the steps involved in the process. Running Time 4 mins.
‘LUCILLE’S HOME FUNERAL’ Ko Hawkes speaks about her experience acting as the Funeral
Director for her mother’s home funeral. Running time 3 mins.
‘INFANT HOME FUNERAL’ A stillborn’s Home Funeral allows the parents to have intimate,
quality time with their son, giving them time to accept and to let go. Running time