death

Teachings on death from a Buddhist perspective, including preparing for death, dying peacefully, and helping the dying.

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

The four maras

Continuing the review of Chapter 12, "The Mind and Its Potentials", describing the four maras

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Aging or death

Completing Chapter 7, describing the twelfth-link, aging or death and starting Chapter 8 "Dependent Origination:…

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Questions and answers on meditation

Teaching from Chapter 7, responding to questions on meditating on the dying process and how…

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Renewed existence

Continuing teaching from Chapter 7, describing renewed existence in Sanskrit tradition and in Pali tradition.

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Clinging and renewed existence

Teaching from Chapter 7, describing clinging in Sanskrit tradition and Pali tradition and explaining the…

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Peaceful Living, Peaceful Dying Retreats

Preparing for death

Various spiritual practices to help us prepare for our own and others' death.

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Peaceful Living, Peaceful Dying Retreats

Dealing with grief

The mindfulness of death practice and how to deal with grief over losing loved ones.

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Peaceful Living, Peaceful Dying Retreats

Rebirth and the uncertainty of the time of death

Evidence supporting rebirth, and instruction on the second root of the nine-point death meditation—that the…

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Peaceful Living, Peaceful Dying Retreats

Facing fear of death

How to face the fear of death and practical methods to decrease fear and anxiety.

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Types of duhkha

Continuing Chapter 2, covering the sections “Three Types of Duhkha”, “Feelings, Afflictions and Duhkha”, and…

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Four attributes of true duhkha

How the fisrt and second attributes of true duhkha counter the distorted conceptions.

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