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Antyesti for dogs

Jai Sri Ramakrsna! Why do we Hindus not perform cremation for dogs (& other animals)? If we are to move past this body into the next, are not all creatures subject to this? If anyone does know how ...
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Havishyana and prohibition on use of oil and soap during sutak

There are some rules I read on multiple sites that need to be followed during ashouch/sutak. Only havishyana (i.e boiled food that can be offered in havan) should be consumed till the 10th day. ...
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Can the Antyeshti mantras be modified for dead persons of unknown background?

I assume that antyeshti as normally performed is for dead persons whose background is known. Can it be done for orphaned corpses?
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