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death

September 29, 2014
by Ajahn Brahm
15. Permission to Die

“Are you at peace with your impending death?”

I often say these words to people who are close to death. My aim is to convince...

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15. Permission to Die

“Are you at peace with your impending death?”

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July 16, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“The more we reflect on old age and death, the more we see it as a natural process. It is nothing extraordinary. If we prepare ourselves in this way, then when such...

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“The more we reflect on old age and death, the more we see it as a natural...

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April 4, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
New Books in Spiritual Practice talks with Kathleen Dowling Singh, author of The Grace in Dying... read more »
February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break. Using vignettes and anecdotes from his own life—as well as quotations...

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This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your...

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December 5, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
In Buddhist practice (as in much of life), it’s easy to get caught up in comparing our insides to everyone else’s outsides. ... read more »
In Buddhist practice (as in much of life), it’s easy to get caught up in comparing our... read more »