World Religions: Buddhism


Basic Facts:

Buddhism - Traditional Beliefs

Buddhism - Spiritual Practices
Buddhism - Actions Before and After Death
Buddhism - Implications for Hospice/Palliative Care
References

Buddhism - Traditional Beliefs

The Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path

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Buddhist View of the Self

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Nirvana

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Death in the Buddhist Tradition

Story

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Buddhism - Spiritual Practices

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Buddhism - Actions Before and After Death

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Buddhism - Implications for Hospice/Palliative Care

Example

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References

UNIPAC,. Hospice/Palliative Care Training for Physicians: A Self-Study Program, UNIPAC TWO: Alleviating Psychological and Spiritual Pain in the Terminally Ill, pp. pp. 98-100. Porter Storey, M.D, and Carol F. Knight Ed.M. (authors) (Gainesville, Florida: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 1997)

Kramer, Kenneth. The Sacred Art of Dying: How World Religions Understand Death, (New York: Paulist Press, 1988), pp.43-80

National Conference for Community and Justice, 1999 Interfaith Calendar, (Chicago, IL, 1998)

Truitner, Ken and Nga, ďDeath and Dying in Buddhism,Ē pp. 125-136 In Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief, edited by Donald P. Irish, Kathleen F. Lundquist, Vivian Jenkins Nelsen (Washington, D.C.: Taylor & Francis, 1993)

Dennis Ryan, ďDeath: Eastern Perspectives,Ē in K. Doka (ed) Death and Spirituality, pp. 75-92, (Amityville, New York: Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 1993)

Chogyam Trungpa, translator, The Tibetan Book of the Dead (Boulder, Colorado: Shambala Press, 1975)

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