Erection of tombstone and Xia Toh ceremony

(Choosing a date for niche cover)

Erection of tombstone and Xia Toh ceremony

(Choosing a date for niche cover)

 

The erection of the tombstone or niche cover (“slab”) is usually done on an auspicious day, together with a short prayer ceremony with incense, fruits, local delicacies and the deceased’s favourite dish for the deceased to rest in peace.