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Magazine | Special Section

How Buddhists Can Prepare to Die

A Buddhist friend recently described how her priorities for practice had changed in the course of a life of meditation: “At first, I meditated because I wanted to reach enlightenment. As I got older, I practiced…

By Mary Talbot

advice for dying

TeachingsMagazine | Special Section

The Last Gift

Ajahn Chah recorded the following talk at the request of one of his students, whose mother was on her deathbed. The student had expected no more than a few words for his mother, but instead Ajahn…

By Ajahn Chah

Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Special Section

Molly’s Death

Six of us carried Molly’s body up the narrow, twisting staircase, an embrace so intimate and sweet that the experience remains vivid for me months after her death. Her passing was expected and uneventful, like many…

By Jake Lorfing


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Magazine | Letters

Buying Wisdom?

Wisdom 2.0 founder Soren Gordhamer responds to "Buying Wisdom" by Richard Eskow (Fall 2012)

By Tricycle