Día de los Muertos is a reminder, says Linda González, that we are all one in life and death.
“Aging, illness and death are treasures for those who understand them. They’re Noble Truths, Noble Treasures. If they were people, I’d bow down to them.”
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.”
Ministering to the sick, the dying, and their loved ones is hard enough at the best of times. Four chaplains in the Bay Area share what it was like as the pandemic raged.
She gave birth to twins, but only one survived. Kate Inglis on how, when a body dies, love is the final truth it leaves behind.
If you use your difficulties to create art, says Ruth Ozeki, it will give them meaning.
Musician East Forest’s collaborative album with the late Ram Dass encompasses his lifetime of wisdom in 14 tracks, bringing his teachings to life.
Remembering her beloved childhood pet, Andrea Miller ponders one of Zen’s most famous questions.
There are plenty of Buddhist books with helpful advice about how to help dying people—and how to die yourself.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lilly Greenblatt looks at the lessons our furry friends teach us, even in their goodbyes.