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Daily practices for time of death

Daily practices for time of death

Part of a commentary on Essential Spiritual Advice, a text by the First Dalai Lama outlining the stages of the path to awakening.

  • How to work with the mind at the time of death
  • How to use our awareness of death and impermanence to counteract the afflictions in our daily life

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.

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