Coronavirus and Suicide

Coronavirus and Suicide

In this time of COVID-19, you are not alone if you’re feeling anxious, stressed, depressed and even suicidal.  Psychologists are concerned about the connection between the coronavirus and suicide. There is a new study that recently was done that projects an increase...
Shamatha Meditation as a Preparation for Death

Shamatha Meditation as a Preparation for Death

What Is Shamatha Meditation? Shamatha meditation is a fundamental form of mindfulness meditation. Shamatha means “peaceful abiding”.”Mindfulness is the meditation common to all schools of Buddhism. It is the ground meditation upon which all subsequent meditations are...
How Vipassana Meditation Helps Prepare for Death

How Vipassana Meditation Helps Prepare for Death

Just as shamatha meditation prepares the mind for the after death states, we can also look at how vipassana meditation helps prepare for death. One of the main themes in The Tibetan Book of the Dead is “recognition and liberation are simultaneous.” This relates to...
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