Essential Phowa Practice

November 4, 2016 Death Awareness

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glass-ball-1767200_640Essential Phowa Practice
by Christine Longaker
In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Phowa is considered the most valuable and effective practice for death.

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No regrets: Advice for living and dying

October 3, 2016 Death Awareness

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No regrets: Advice for living and dying
His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Karuna House in 2007. This is a lightly edited transcript of his talk on living and dying, delivered to the 800 people attending the event.

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Family Dharma: The Elephant’s Footprint

September 29, 2016 Death Awareness

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africa-1157058_640Family Dharma: The Elephant’s Footprint
by Beth Roth

The Buddha taught that awareness of our death helps us live a happier and more meaningful life, and enables us to prepare for a conscious and peaceful dying experience. In our culture, purposefully contemplating one’s death, or gathering with others to share our thoughts and feelings about death, are certainly not commonplace.

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September 29, 2016 B, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“Of all the footprints, that of the elephant is supreme. Similarly, of all mindfulness meditation, that on death is supreme.” Buddha

Tibetan Book Of The Dead (Full Documentary)

September 12, 2016 Death Awareness

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Tibetan Book Of The Dead (Full Documentary)
Narrated by Leonard Cohen

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