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Support for Letting Go – Community-based Hospice for our Beloved Animal Companions
Part 3 of a series on applied Buddhism for fully experiencing the end of our pets' lives
Uploaded 6 Aug 2019
Tradition and Innovation: Chinese Buddhism Beyond Asia
2016's SPECIAL ISSUE on Chinese Buddhism in different cultures and contexts!
Uploaded 29 Dec 2016
Founding a Landmark of the Dharma in Canada
Establishing the Po Lam nunnery in Chilliwack
Uploaded 29 Dec 2016
“There Is Also Joy”—Mindfulness-based Dementia Care
Coping with change through Buddhist mindfulness
Uploaded 23 Dec 2016
An Agent of Change: Empowering Bhutanese Nuns
Engendering self-sufficiency among female monastics
Uploaded 12 Aug 2016
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>—Breaking the Death Taboo
Finding freedom in accepting the certainty of death
Uploaded 10 Jun 2016
Meditation as Sustenance for Death and Dying
Meditations on the final milestone of our life
Uploaded 18 Mar 2016
Dealing with Pleasure
There are many statements in Buddhist literature that make pleasure sound like something we should totally avoid. It might take some careful reading to recognize that the threat isn’t pleasure itself,
Uploaded 16 Jan 2015
Thelma’s Grudge: A Lesson in Compassion
In the mid-1990s, I spent a year as a volunteer at Zen Hospice Project’s (ZHP) Guest House in downtown San Francisco, helping the four resident patients one day a week. During that time, I learn
Uploaded 31 Oct 2014
Opening the Heart to Difficult People
Rick was a hardscrabble kid from Indiana who came to Zen Hospice Project’s (ZHP) four-patient guest house in downtown San Francisco with AIDS. He was not yet 20. I’d been volunteering
Uploaded 12 Sep 2014
Buddhist Explorations in Pastoral Care and Contemplative Counseling
The vision of Buddhism as a faith for the young and the living (rather than one needed only at death) has spread throughout the Sinophone world, radiating primarily from Taiwanese hubs like Fo Guang S
Uploaded 5 Sep 2014
Overcoming the Near Enemy of Lovingkindness
Being present with terminally ill people will teach you a lot. It’s a powerful mindfulness practice to maintain an accepting awareness of the sights, sounds, smells and emotions that arise. Many
Uploaded 10 Jul 2014
Mindfulness of Death, Mindfulness of Life
When I was a child, my father died in a car accident. I learned about loss from an early age, that it could be both painful and joyful. I was blessed with a mother who taught me how to take care of su
Uploaded 31 Mar 2014
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