Teachings on death from a Buddhist perspective, including preparing for death, dying peacefully, and helping the dying.
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What helps at the time of death
The last three points of the nine-point death meditation and how to prepare for death.View Post
A real awareness of death
Teachings on the first six points of the nine-point death meditation.View Post
Buddhist perspectives on death
What the Buddha taught about death and the benefits of meditating on it.View Post
Understanding Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s passing and...
How to stay connected with a spiritual teacher after their passing.View Post
Practicing with your spiritual mentor’s passing
Advice on how to take a spiritual mentor's passing into our Dharma practice.View Post
The four maras
Continuing the review of Chapter 12, "The Mind and Its Potential," describing the four maras.View Post
Aging or death
Completing Chapter 7, describing the twelfth-link, aging or death and starting Chapter 8 "Dependent Origination:…View Post
Questions and answers on meditation
Teaching from Chapter 7, responding to questions on meditating on the dying process and how…View Post
Continuing teaching from Chapter 7, describing renewed existence in Sanskrit tradition and in Pali tradition.View Post
Clinging and renewed existence
Teaching from Chapter 7, describing clinging in Sanskrit tradition and Pali tradition and explaining the…View Post