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  1. The Five Ways We Grieve

    The Five Ways We Grieve

    Finding Your Personal Path to Healing after the Loss of a Loved One

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    • Susan A. Berger
    In this new approach to understanding the impact of grief, Susan A. Berger goes beyond the commonly held theories of stages of grief with a new typology for self-awareness and personal growth. She offers practical advice for healing from a major loss in this presentation of five basic ways, or types, of grieving. These five types describe how different people respond to a major loss. The… Read More

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  2. Being with Dying

    Being with Dying

    Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death

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    • Joan Halifax
    The Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgrounds—as has been demonstrated time and again in Joan Halifax’s decades of work with the dying and their caregivers. Inspired by traditional Buddhist teachings, her work is a source of wisdom for all those who are charged with a dying person’s care, facing their own death, or wishing to explore and contemplate the transformative power of… Read More

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  3. The Five Ways We Grieve

    The Five Ways We Grieve

    Finding Your Personal Path to Healing after the Loss of a Loved One

    • by
    • Susan A. Berger
    In this new approach to understanding the impact of grief, Susan A. Berger goes beyond the commonly held theories of stages of grief with a new typology for self-awareness and personal growth. She offers practical advice for healing from a major loss in this presentation of five basic ways, or types, of grieving. These five types describe how different people respond to a major loss. The types are:… Read More

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  4. Lessons for the Living

    Lessons for the Living

    Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life

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    • Stan Goldberg
    When Stan Goldberg was diagnosed with cancer, he chose to face his fear by helping others who were already in the process of dying: Stan signed up as a hospice volunteer and spent several years at the bedsides of the terminally ill. In this book, Stan shares the remarkable stories of people he met who were facing the end of life. Their stories shine a light on the human… Read More

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  5. Living in the Face of Death

    Living in the Face of Death

    The Tibetan Tradition

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    • Glenn H. Mullin
    Whereas Western society views death as the last taboo, the Tibetan tradition incorporates meditation on death into everyday life. Tibetan Buddhists believe that a conscious awareness of one's own impermanence allows a person to live a happy, fulfilled life. Over the centuries, the Tibetans have developed a wide-ranging literature on death, including inspirational poetry and prose, prayers, and practical works on caring for the dying. This fascinating book presents… Read More

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  6. The Goldfish Went on Vacation

    The Goldfish Went on Vacation

    A Memoir of Loss (and Learning to Tell the Truth about It)

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    • Patty Dann
    The moment when Patty Dann’s husband was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, she felt as though the ground had dropped out beneath her. Her grief, however, was immediately interrupted by the realization that she would have to tell their three-year-old son, Jake, that his father was dying. The prognosis gave her husband just a year to live. In that short time, the three of them—Patty, Willem, and Jake—would have to… Read More

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  7. Peaceful Death, Joyful Rebirth

    Peaceful Death, Joyful Rebirth

    A Tibetan Buddhist Guidebook

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    • Tulku Thondup
    Buddhism teaches that death can be a springboard to enlightenment—yet for all but the most advanced meditators, it will be the gateway to countless future lives of suffering in samsara. Tulku Thondup wrote this guide to help us heal our fear and confusion about death and strengthen our practice in anticipation of this transition, and to help us realize the enlightened goal of ultimate peace and joy—not only for death… Read More

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  8. Graceful Exits

    Graceful Exits

    How Great Beings Die

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    • Sushila Blackman
    Death is a subject obscured by fear and denial. When we do think of dying, we are more often concerned with how to avoid the pain and suffering that may accompany our death than we are with really confronting the meaning of death and how to approach it. Sushila Blackman places death—and life—in a truer perspective, by telling us of others who have left this world with dignity. … Read More

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  9. Luminous Emptiness

    Luminous Emptiness

    Understanding the Tibetan Book of the Dead

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    • Francesca Fremantle
    The Tibetan Book of the Dead, a best-seller for three decades, is one of the most widely read texts of Tibetan Buddhism. Over the years, it has been studied and cherished by Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. Luminous Emptiness is a detailed guide to this classic work, elucidating its mysterious concepts, terms, and imagery. Fremantle relates the symbolic world of the Tibetan Book of the Dead … Read More

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  10. Sacred Passage

    Sacred Passage

    How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying

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    • Margaret Coberly
    Working as an emergency room nurse, Margaret Coberly came in contact with death on a daily basis. However, it wasn't until her own brother was diagnosed with terminal cancer that she realized she understood very little about the emotional and spiritual aspects of caring for the terminally ill. To fill this gap she turned to the unique wisdom on death and dying found in Tibetan Buddhism. In this book Coberly… Read More

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