Category Archives: end of life care

Just HAD to put this up: The Coffin Club

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Simple Instructions for Setting up a Reading Space and for Doing a Reading

At the ABD facebook page you can access plenty of information about how to do a spiritual reading for the benefit of another, including someone who is sick, is passing or has died.

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Nurse Shares 30 Years Experiences with Death and Dying

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A Simple Effective Practice for Meditation and End of Life Care

Essential Phowa Practice By Christine Longaker In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Phowa is considered the most valuable and effective practice for death. The word phowa means the transference or ejection of consciousness into the state of truth. Its success relies … Continue reading

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Benefits of Meditation

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain. A fascinating article in the Washington Post, looks well researched. Based on the swork of the Mindfulness Based Stress reduction Clinic in Boston. Here is a free … Continue reading

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Help in Stressful Times

Do you imagine that the universe is agitated?  Go into the desert at night and look at the stars. This practice should answer the question. The superior person settles her mind as the universe settles the stars in the sky. … Continue reading

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