Completing the section “Only Dharma helps at the time of death” in Chapter 9, explaining the importance of practicing the Dharma.
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Teaching nine-point death meditation, from the section “Learning from Our Own Mortality” in Chapter 9.
Finishing Chapter 8 and beginning Chapter 9 “Looking Beyond This Life”, covering sections “Gross and Subtle Impermanence” and “Learning from Our Own Mortality”.
Giving detailed instruction on how to meditate on one’s own death and reflecting on the defects of cyclic existence as an antidote to attachment.
Speaking on the benefits of study and reflection and going through the nine-point death meditation as an antidote to attachment to this life.
A guided meditation on the eight stages of the death process.
Explaining the eight stages of the death process, speaking on how to help people who are dying, and answering questions from the audience.
Teaching on how to prepare ourselves for death, on the five powers, and answering questions from the audience.
A guided meditation on the last three points in the nine-point death meditation.
Reviewing the last set of points in the 9-point death meditation on the fact that only spiritual practice helps at the time death