Jaimal Yogis’s dad explained his final wishes: “I’ve gotten so much from Buddhism for good living, I’m not going to pass up their tips for good dying.”
The Buddha saw an old man, ill man, dead man, and wise man. As her father’s health declined, Minal Hajratwala saw these same sights.
“How many times have I felt that I couldn’t bear the heartbreak,” says Barbara Gates. “But here I am still hiking strong.”
Zen Buddhist priest Tenku Ruff She reflects on her experience getting the COVID-19 vaccine — both the joy and grief.
If you use your difficulties to create art, says Ruth Ozeki, it will give them meaning.
Grief offers a unique opportunity, says bereaved mother Cecilia Mitra, but only if we’re not afraid to discover its primal source.
Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu’s grandmother taught him that it’s the human condition to be lonely. Being mindful of our loneliness connects us to all others who are feeling the same way.
When Holly Stocking finds an unopened gift from her late husband, she contemplates what it really means to be gone — and gone beyond.
Diana Winston teaches a step-by-step meditation to practice in times of tragedy.
Perfectly clear, compassionate, and concise, the “Five Remembrances” are Buddhism at its very best. Koun Franz explains.