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By Jonathan S. Watts,Yoshiharu Tomatsu

considering that its starting, Buddhism has been in detail enthusiastic about confronting and realizing dying and demise. certainly, the culture emphasizes turning toward the realities of disease, previous age, and loss of life - and utilizing these very reviews to strengthen knowledge and releasing compassion. In fresh many years, Buddhist chaplains and caregivers worldwide were drawing in this culture to give a contribution drastically to the advance of contemporary palliative and hospice care within the secular international at huge. particularly Buddhist hospice courses were additional constructing and using conventional Buddhist practices of getting ready for demise, attending the death, and comforting the bereaved.

Buddhist deal with the loss of life and Bereaved includes accomplished overviews of the simplest of such projects, drawn from various Buddhist traditions, and written via practitioners who embrace the easiest of latest Buddhist hospice care courses practiced world wide today.

Contributors contain Carl B. Becker, Moichiro Hayashi, Yozo Taniyama, Mari Sengoku, Phaisan Visalo, Beth Kanji Goldring, Caroline Prasada Brazier, Joan Jiko Halifax, and Julie Chijo Hanada.

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