Everyone of us will die and that’s for sure. Therefore the topic of death is very relevant to all of us. Ajahn Brahm discusses the Buddhist attitude to death.
Death is inevitable.
Rather than fear or ignore our impending demise, it is critical that we plan the inevitable well ahead of time.
This gives us focus and urgency, leading to a good life. And eventually a good death.
In this talk given at The Buddhist Society of Victoria, Ajahn Brahm shares how to handle dying with Buddhist wisdom. This will empower you with the right perspective to handle end of life matters – when they happen to you and loved ones.
Having just spent time with a dying lay woman and her funeral, Ajahn Vayama speaks about how we can face dying with calm and resolution.
Ajahn Nyanadhammo talks about the process of dying and what lay beyond the death of the body.
From a Buddhist perspective, thinking about death isn’t a negative, dark and depressing act, but rather, thinking about death can be very useful, putting life in perspective, and even leading the mind in to peace. Ajahn Brahmali gives advice on how to wisely contemplate death.
Ajahn Brahm talks about the beauty of dying well, and how this can be most effectively achieved by living well.
Ajahn Appicchato gives a Buddhist perspective on how and why we search for meaning in our life, and how to be ready for death, with a lesson on generosity from his time in Thailand.
Ajahn Brahm gives advice on how to let go of the friends and family that we love when they die.
Responding to the question,”What is the best meditation to do when one is dying?” Ayye Vayama offers advice on how we can practice in such a way to prepare the mind for dying, and to yield other benefits from this practice too.
An enlightening talk about how it is not wrong to be sick – it is simply the nature of the body. Ajahn Brahm discusses the merit of being sick, and illustrates a touching story of a dying nun.