Journeying East: Conversations of Aging and Dying / Edition 1

Journeying East: Conversations of Aging and Dying / Edition 1

by Victoria Dimidjian
     
 

ISBN-10: 1888375361

ISBN-13: 9781888375367

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Parallax Press

Buddhist spiritual leaders discuss aging and dying. Journeying East includes comprehensive and original interviews with Ram Dass, Michael Eigen, Norm Fisher, Thich Nhat Hanh, Joan Halifax , Rodney Smith, and others—each of whom has understood and met the challenges of later life. Their intellectual and spiritual wisdom, leavened with humor, will comfort

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Buddhist spiritual leaders discuss aging and dying. Journeying East includes comprehensive and original interviews with Ram Dass, Michael Eigen, Norm Fisher, Thich Nhat Hanh, Joan Halifax , Rodney Smith, and others—each of whom has understood and met the challenges of later life. Their intellectual and spiritual wisdom, leavened with humor, will comfort anyone dealing with the realities of aging and death.

Topics include: How can we change our conceptions of aging and dying?; How does a spiritual practice affect aging and dying?; and What true comfort can we offer our loved ones in this process?

Nine meditations on aging and death, and a reading list are included.

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

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