Tag Archives: dying

Five and Five

Recently came across an article that has been floating around the blogosphere for over a year. The author, a former palliative care nurse, shares her observations of the most common five regrets she has heard from people at the end … Continue reading

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Talking to a Dying Friend by Jeff Foster

[ Teacher week on SIAOF continues. Enjoy !] Talking to a dying friend by Jeff Foster I was talking to a dying friend. He was having trouble breathing and was in a lot of pain. He was telling me how, … Continue reading

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Death, Revisited

The perceiving of impermanence, bhikkhus, developed and frequently practiced, removes all sensual passion, removes all passion for material existence, removes all passion for becoming, removes all ignorance, removes and abolishes all conceit of “I am.” Just as in the autumn … Continue reading

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Using Meditation to Deal with Pain, Illness and Death by Ven.Thanissaro Bhikkhu

[ Guest post by Ven.Thanissaro Bhikkhu. This will be added to the page ” Looking into the Experience of Pain “. ] Using Meditation to Deal with Pain, Illness and Death by Ven.Thanissaro Bhikkhu *** My topic today is the … Continue reading

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Death

Nothing was ever born but a dream. Nothing ever dies but a dream. Reality is the always-stable, never-disappointing base of experience. When I look at what really is, I can’t find a me. As I have no identity, there’s no … Continue reading

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