Meditation, writes David Guy, is the practice of trusting life. When we practice this trust, we can more easily accept the inevitability of death.
On this episode of the Lion’s Roar Podcast, Dr. Shoshana Ungerlieder talks about the taboo of death and dying among medical professionals.
Claire B. Willis and Marnie Crawford Samuelson share how when you allow and accept all of life’s experiences, you can fully open to the life that’s yours to live.
Six women from the Order of Interbeing reflect on the impact of their beloved teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, following his death.
As his brother’s mind deteriorates, Cary Groner grapples with troubling questions about the ephemerality of the self.
Read David Swick’s classic Lion’s Roar profile of Joan Didion, who died December 23 at age 87.
Perhaps these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark.
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.
Día de los Muertos is a reminder, says Linda González, that we are all one in life and death.
There are plenty of Buddhist books with helpful advice about how to help dying people—and how to die yourself.