Being with Dying

Publisher: Shambhala Release date: 2009-11-17

Description

A Buddhist teacher draws from her years of experience in caring for the dying to provide inspiring lessons on how to face death with courage and compassionThe Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgroundsas has been demonstrated by Joan Halifax's decades of work with the dying and their caregivers. A Zen priest and a world-renowned pioneer in care of the dying, Halifax has helped countless people face death with courage and trained caregivers in compassioante end-of-life care.In this book, Halifax offers lessons from dying people and caregivers, as well as guided meditations to help readers contemplate death without fear, develop a commitment to helping others, and transform suffering and resistance into courage. Her teachings affirm that we can open and contact our inner strengthand that we can help others who are suffering to do the same.Being with Dyingis a source of wisdom for anyone who is facing their own death, caring for someone who is dying, or wishing to explore the transformative power of the dying process.

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Genre: Coping with death & bereavement

Collection: Shambhala

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780834821743

Additional Information

Genre: Coping with death & bereavement

Collection: Shambhala

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780834821743

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