Preparing to Die
Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist TraditionDeath is one of the most precious experiences in life. Yet it remains a dreaded event. We dread it because we don’t know about it. We don’t look forward to death because we don’t know what to look forward to. This book will help you prepare, and show you how to transform the greatest obstacle in life into the greatest opportunity. A virtual encyclopedia of death, it is divided into two principal parts, on spiritual and practical preparation. Each of these sections is further divided into what to do before, during, and after death — both for yourself and for others. With the information contained in this book, you can look forward to death as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Practical Preparation for Death
When creating a holding environment for someone who is dying, as with meditation, the maxim “not too tight, not too loose,” is the key. If we hold them too tight, … [Read More...]