"Rãma Nãma Satya Hai"
"राम नाम सत्य है"
i.e. The name of Ram is the truth, is commonly chanted by Hindus while carrying a dead body to be cremated.
What might be its scriptural origins? Is it a universal practice within all hindu cults? How prevalent is this practice, across various Samprãdayas (सम्प्रदाय) of Hinduism?