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Wholesome Fear: Transforming Your Anxiety About Impermanence and Death
The subject of death makes a lot of people uneasy. Most of us just don't know much about death -- especially how to handle it and how to prepare for it -- and we may feel anxious and afraid whenever we start to contemplate either the death of a loved one or our own death. But as Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the founder and spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation o ...more
ebook, 168 pages
Published December 10th 2009 by Wisdom Publications
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There was a time that I thought I was going to die so I wanted to read this book prior to the event. It was enlightening for me to realize that death is something not to fear or put in the back of the mind. Thinking about it on a constant basis is not morbid, but more a connected awareness of the present and what may happen to us in the end. In addition to the discussion of death I also enjoyed the information about how to meditate on death which adds another proactive dimension.