lewis richmond aging

Teachings Death & Dying

Aging Is Reality

Although I studied Buddhism as a young man, it wasn’t until I reached the later years of my life that I truly understood the Buddha’s first encounters with old age, sickness, and death. 

By Lewis Richmond

Death & Dying

Abandoning the Grandmother

Ubasute, the mythical Japanese practice of leaving an older relative to die on a mountain, speaks to society’s troubling attitudes toward aging.  

Interview with Edward Drott by Karen Jensen

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