Category Archives: readings for the dying

Artocratic: American Book of the Dead

An engrossing well written article about one man’s relationship with death & dying and with a text that we talk a lot about around here.  Artocratic: American Book of the Dead. From the article: “The stated goal is for the reader … Continue reading

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Ars Moriendi – the “Art of Dying”

The Ars Moriendi, or “art of dying,” is a body of Christian literature that provided practical guidance for the dying and those attending them. These manuals informed the dying about what to expect, and prescribed prayers, actions, and attitudes that … Continue reading

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Evans-Wentz translation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead – original translation – online and free access. A gem. This text and the instructions about doing the readings of it are the basis of the Labyrinth Readers Society. We have just updated things a … Continue reading

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Phowa: A Guided Meditation to Help Another at the Time of Death

Phowa: A Guided Meditation for Time of Death This is an advanced meditation though it can be done by anyone of any religion or belief, you would simply substitute your (or your loved one’s) deity or symbol into the meditation … Continue reading

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An Amazing New and totally DIFFERENT Computer Video Game for Cancer Patients

  This is the most beautiful computer game space you ‘ll ever experience…and yet just around the corners are some very potent chambers for fighting cancer. The game, Cancer Killer, technically called a Specialty Orb, is only 99 cents and … Continue reading

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Facebook Forum for Labyrinth Readers

The practice of doing readings for the benefit of another being can (of course) include any spiritual text. Here is a forum to ask questions and post comments, requests or other information about doing readings from the American Book of … Continue reading

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