Journeying East: Conversations of Aging and Dying / Edition 1

Journeying East: Conversations of Aging and Dying / Edition 1

by Victoria Dimidjian
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1888375361

ISBN-13: 9781888375367

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Parallax Press

Some of the West's foremost spiritual teachers share their thoughts on aging and the end of life process. Comprehensive and original interviews with Ram Dass, Michael Eigen, Norman Fischer, Joan Halifax, Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Chan Khong, Frank Ostaseski, Rodney Smith, and John Wellwood provide new perspectives and offer comfort and support. This accessible,

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Some of the West's foremost spiritual teachers share their thoughts on aging and the end of life process. Comprehensive and original interviews with Ram Dass, Michael Eigen, Norman Fischer, Joan Halifax, Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Chan Khong, Frank Ostaseski, Rodney Smith, and John Wellwood provide new perspectives and offer comfort and support. This accessible, thought-provoking, and unique book is an invaluable resource for individuals, classrooms, hospice or home care settings, and for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

Journeying East also features a comprehensive resources section with an annotated bibliography, guidelines for general reading and study, information on the training of hospice employees and volunteers, and suggested at-home activities.

Victoria Jean Dimidjian is professor of education at Florida Gulf Coast University. She began her study of Buddhism at the Zen Studies Society in Manhattan in 1974 and is a founding member of the Naples Community of Mindfulness.

"An important and life-changing book." —Diane Cox, CEO, Hospice of Naples, FL

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888375367
Publisher:
Parallax Press
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface7
Introduction9
Ram Dass15
Frank Ostaseski27
Joan Halifax47
Thich Nhat Hanh61
Michael Eigen71
Rodney Smith87
Sister Chan Khong103
John Welwood115
Norman Fischer131
Resources151

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