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Making friends with death : a Buddhist guide to encountering mortality

Author: Judith L Lief
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Making Friends with Death guides us in exploring our relationship to our own mortality and also in working with the dying. Highlighting the immediacy of death as an aspect of everyday life, Judith Lief offers practical exercises for deepening awareness and appreciation of change, practices for cultivating kindness, as well as contemplation slogans and caregiver guidelines, drawn from the Buddhist tradition, to help  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith L Lief
ISBN: 1570623325 9781570623325
OCLC Number: 45023234
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Judith L. Lief.
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"Making Friends with Death guides us in exploring our relationship to our own mortality and also in working with the dying. Highlighting the immediacy of death as an aspect of everyday life, Judith Lief offers practical exercises for deepening awareness and appreciation of change, practices for cultivating kindness, as well as contemplation slogans and caregiver guidelines, drawn from the Buddhist tradition, to help us discover ways of living more openheartedly and with less fear."--BOOK JACKET.

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