Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New Book Out - Mindfully Facing Disease and Death: Compassionate Advice from Early Buddhist Texts

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 24 Oct, 2016 - 14:27

New Book Out - Mindfully Facing Disease and Death: Compassionate Advice from Early Buddhist Texts

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 24 Oct, 2016 - 14:27

We are pleased to announce our new book, Mindfully Facing Disease and Death by Bhikkhu Anālayo. Thank you to our sponsors for enabling the publication of what Roshi Joan Halifax (Abbot of the Upaya Zen Center) calls:

An invaluable and extraordinary resource on the profound teachings by the Buddha on dying, death, and grieving.

With a beautiful cover by Dhammarati, and Foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn, this book provides a practical guide for those facing disease and death by...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Newest Book by Bhikkhu Anālayo on Disease and Death

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 30 Aug, 2016 - 16:18

Newest Book by Bhikkhu Anālayo on Disease and Death

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 30 Aug, 2016 - 16:18

Mindfully Facing Disease and Death, a new book by Bhikkhu Anālayo, with a beautiful cover by Dhammarati, provides a practical guide for those facing disease and death by helping them to access the ageless wisdom of the Buddha’s teaching. We are on track and Mindfully Facing Disease and Death will be published in October this year. Jon Kabat-Zinn describes it beautifully in his Foreword:

This book is an invitation to systematically deepen our own lived understanding of mindfulness in relationship to...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Faith, Health Care, and Dying (2011)

By Centre Team on Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 16:45

Faith, Health Care, and Dying (2011)

By Centre Team on Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 16:45

Faith, Health Care, and Dying – Some Points from a Buddhist Perspective
This is an article from Dayasara at Ipswich Buddhist Centre, looking at issues of health care and dying from a Buddhist perspective.

Geographical diversity of Buddhism
Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma preserve the ancient Theravada form, with its characteristic yellow robed monks. The relatively later-developing Mahayana form(including Zen) is associated with Japan and China, Hong Kong, and Tibet. People from immigrant communities practising the religion of...

Abhayaratna Trust
Abhayaratna Trust

Death and Dying - what will you do?

By The Abhayaratna... on Tue, 10 May, 2016 - 13:04

Death and Dying - what will you do?

By The Abhayaratna... on Tue, 10 May, 2016 - 13:04

In my fantasies I am exempted from the general truth of death.
But that is a delusion, and death will come to me, even me, as well.’ 

– The Four Reminders, Vishvapani

Despite this truth, we often shy away from talking about death and dying. By opening up this conversation, and by taking steps to make your wishes known to friends and family, you can ensure that your wishes and choices are respected.  What are your funeral wishes? Who would you like to benefit...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Death and the Self, and the Buddha’s Unanswered Questions

By Rijupatha on Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 - 15:00

FBA Podcast: Death and the Self, and the Buddha’s Unanswered Questions

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Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled “Death and the Self, and the Buddha’s Unanswered Questions”. Here Vaddhaka delves into the Buddha’s unanswered questions; questions that Vacchagotta, Malunkyaputta and others asked him. Among them: ‘What happens to a Buddha after death?’ And what happens at our own death; what did the Buddha really say; and why did...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Bodhicitta and Spiritual Death

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 20:45

FBA Podcast: Bodhicitta and Spiritual Death

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Our FBA Podcast this week is entitled “Bodhicitta and Spiritual Death” by Vijayamala, a talk given as part of the Understanding, Exploring and Realising Spiritual Death retreat, led by Kamalashila and Vijayamala, at Adhisthana Dec 2014.
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Preparation for the Moment of Death

By viriyalila on Tue, 18 Nov, 2014 - 21:19

Preparation for the Moment of Death

By viriyalila on Tue, 18 Nov, 2014 - 21:19This Preparation for the Moment of Death workshop based on the Bardo Thotrol (The Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardo). In the Tibetan tradition there are six bardos or opportunities to become liberated from habitual tendencies; a to become awake or Enlightened. In this workshop we will explore the bardo of the moment before death by means of meditation, exercises and readings. How can we be with ourselves and how can we be others in the dying process?

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Our First Original eBook: A Buddhist Cancer Memoir by Suvarnaprabha (Suvanna Cullen)

By Candradasa on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 19:16

Our First Original eBook: A Buddhist Cancer Memoir by Suvarnaprabha (Suvanna Cullen)

By Candradasa on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 19:16Just over a year ago, our friend Suvarnaprabha passed away in the company of her friends from the San Francisco Buddhist Center. Some readers may recall our coverage of Suvarnaprabha’s last few months in which she generously shared much of her process of dying as a way to encourage people to meet their own mortality in the light of the Dharma.

Suvarnaprabha kept a great blog to document the ups and downs of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Dhammachari Suvachin: Triratna Buddhist Order 1999-2014

By lokabandhu on Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 12:58

Dhammachari Suvachin: Triratna Buddhist Order 1999-2014

By lokabandhu on Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 12:58Karmavajra writes from India, saying -

“Dhammachari Suvachin passed away around 10 am Tuesday 18 March 2014 (Indian time) at his residence in Nanded Maharashtra, India. He was 81 years of age. His son Dhammachari Padmasen was with him in his last time. He had been hospitalised for the last month.”

Suvachin was ordained in 1999 at Bhaja in India, with Subhuti as his private and public preceptor.

For many years he had been a close colleague...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Dharmachari Taranatha: Triratna Buddhist Order 1992-2013

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Nov, 2013 - 09:06

Dharmachari Taranatha: Triratna Buddhist Order 1992-2013

By lokabandhu on Mon, 25 Nov, 2013 - 09:06Purna writes from New Zealand with news of the death of one of their longest-standing Order Members, Dharmachari Taranatha. He says - “This is to inform you that Taranatha passed away around 1 am on Monday 25 Nov 2013 (NZ time) at his residence in Point Chevalier in Auckland, New Zealand. Born 12 Nov 1929, he was 84 years of age. With him at the end were Ratnavyuha, two of Taranatha’s daughters, and also in the house was his...

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