Cultural Aspects of Death and Dying

October 9, 2014 Death Awareness

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by Marcia Carteret M. Ed.

While the end of life experience is universal, the behaviours associated with expressing grief are very much culturally bound. Death and grief being normal life events, all cultures have developed ways to cope with death in a respectful manner, and interfering with these practices can disrupt people’s ability to cope during the grieving process.

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Dying to Little Things

September 21, 2014 Death Awareness

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by Jiddu Krishnamurti -The Book of Life

Have you ever tried dying to a pleasure voluntarily, not forcibly? Ordinarily when you die you don’t want to; death comes and takes you away

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The Dying Process

August 28, 2014 Death Awareness

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IMG_2324The Dying Process
From an Experiencer’s Perspective
by Juliet Nightingale

What happens to us when we die? This is a compelling question that plagues everyone throughout ones life. I have been on multiple deathbeds and have actually died a few times—having flatlined and lost all vital signs—commonly knows as a near-death experience (NDE).

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Buddhist Care for the Dying and Bereaved by Jonathan S. Watts & Yoshiharu Tomatsu

August 26, 2014 Death Awareness

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Buddhist CareBuddhist Care for the Dying and Bereaved
by Jonathan S. Watts  & Yoshiharu Tomatsu

“A valuable and amazing resource! This collection is a ‘must’ for those of us involved in chaplaincy care.”—Pat Enkyo O’Hara, Guiding Teacher, New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care

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J. K. Rowling

August 15, 2014 J, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“You are the true master of death, because the true master does not seek to run away from Death. He accepts that he must die, and understands that there are far, far worse things in the living world than dying.” J. K. Rowling 

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"Educating people on death and dying, and reducing their fear of death is a giving of fearlessness."
Venerable Wuling

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