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Posts for Death

"Season's Greetings" from Venerable Metteyya

2010 December 20

May "The Buddha" inspire and awaken new joy in you for the holiday season and new year.

"A Path of Discovery" by Roshi Joan Halifax

2010 May 12

Roshi Joan Halifax describes her personal path to Buddhism, medical anthropology, and care giving, discovering that death is not an enemy, but a teacher and a guide.

"A Glimpse" by Joseph Bengivenni

2010 April 29

A Korean Buddhist story of a monk's near-death experience relates how important it is to cultivate mindfulness and make the most of your precious life.

"Birthing and Blooming: Reflections on the Third Noble Truth" by Mushim Ikeda-Nash

2010 April 09

"Amidst the heat and tumult of family life," writes meditation teacher Mushim Ikeda-Nash, "I’ve had to radically redefine what “peace” and “inner peace” mean. In fact, it was my son, when he was around twelve, who helped me figure it out. 'Don’t confuse inner peace with enlightenment,' he said. 'Inner peace is a feeling, but enlightenment is clarity and understanding. It can include inner peace but it is much more.'"

"A Buddhist Perspective on Grieving" by Roshi Joan Halifax

2010 March 11

The grieving process offers a precious opportunity for discovering deep love, wisdom, and a wholesome perspective on our own life and death.

"Kushinagar" by Shantum Seth

2010 March 10

A visit to Kushinagar, where the Buddha is said to have died at the age of 80.

The Dalai Lama: "On Buddha Nature"

2010 March 09

"Future, everything depends on your own shoulder. Buddha’s responsibility is just to show the path, that’s all."

 

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