What is correct way of deliverance 超度?

When our loved ones passed away, during their 49 days and also on their death anniversary we engage the monks to do the chanting & rituals for their deliverance.
We thought that is the normal way of deliverance till i chance upon Venerable Sheng Yan’s explanation.

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So much learning I got from the video!

The constant salient point comes through for me - that we should take on our own responsibility to deliver ourselves and others from suffering.

And in the same manner, I see Buddhism as not just a set of rituals but a concrete practice that can help us overcome our afflictions and bring us to happiness.