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Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on practices to benefit those who have passed away.

  • Teacher Passed Away •
  • Medicine Buddha Practice •
  • Creating Merit For Future Lives •
  • Death on TV •
  • Jang-wa Practice •
  • When Sangha Members Die •
  • How to Benefit Those Who Have Died •
  • Praying for the Deceased •
  • Offering a Deceased Person’s Wealth •
  • What to Do with a Deceased Person’s Ashes •
  • Tsa-tsas and Pujas After Death •
  • Help at the Time of Death •
  • Mother Passed Away •
  • The Real Kunsang is Not There •
  • Rinpoche's Online Advice Book: What to Do with Ashes of a Loved One •
  • Daily Sur Practice for Deceased Person •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to make the best use of our life, which is very short.

  • The Cause of Death •
  • Life is Short •
  • How to Use an Hourglass for Dharma Practice •
  • Impermanence and Death Don't Wait •
  • Death Meditation  •
  • Death Comes Suddenly •
  • Remember Impermanence and Death •
  • Death Can Happen Suddenly •
  • Grief After Baby’s Death •
  • Know That Death Can Happen at Any Time •
  • Overcoming Fear of Death •
  • You Will Meet Him Again in a Different Form •
  • You Will Meet Again and Again •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to prepare oneself for death, which can happen at any time. Includes practices for students whose death is imminent.

  • Premonition of Death •
  • Death Can Happen Anytime •
  • Rely on Amitabha •
  • Death Can Happen at Any Time •
  • Preparing for Death •
  • Donating Organs •
  • Dream of Death •
  • Practices When Close to Death •
  • Whether to Tell Family About Life Obstacles •
  • Practices to Prepare for Death •
  • Making a Will •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Preparing for Death •
  • Amitabha is Guiding You •
  • Confession Before Passing Away •
  • Imminent Death •
  • Transference of Consciousness at Death Time •
  • Rely on Guru Amitabha •
  • Vajrayogini Visualization •
  • Don’t Be Afraid of Death •
  • Integrating the Five Powers •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to care for others who are very ill and approaching death, with essential advice and practices for the moment of death.

  • Working With the Dying •
  • Close to Death •
  • Imminent Death •
  • When Someone Is Dying •
  • How to Support Someone Who is Dying •
  • Helping a Dying Grandmother •
  • Helping a Friend Die •
  • Dying Father •
  • Sickness and Death •
  • Dying of Cancer •
  • Mantra Recitation for a Dying Person •
  • What to do for Dying Mother •
  • Whether to Tell Someone She Is Dying •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Caring for the Dying •
  • How to Help People Who Are Sick and Dying •
  • Make Strong Prayers to Medicine Buddha •
  • We All Have to Die Sooner or Later •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Essential advice and practices for the moment of death.

  • Support at Death Time •
  • Namgyalma Visualization •
  • Recitation of the Tengyur •
  • Brother Dying •
  • Preparing for Death •
  • Friend Dying of Cancer •
  • Father Dying •
  • Mother Dying •
  • Mother Close to Death •
  • Practices for Mother Passing Away •
  • How to Help Dying Mother •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Ensuring a Peaceful Death •
  • Feeling Happy About Death •
  • Rejoicing in Life Practice •
  • Rejoice before Dying •
  • Now You Can Be Completely Happy •
  • So Much for You to Rejoice In •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • The Time of Death •
  • Moment of Death •
  • Mantra to Not Have Pain at the Time of Death •
  • What to Do at the Moment of Death •
  • Five Powers to Be Practiced at the Time of Death •
  • If You Are About to Die •
  • More Talks on this Topic: The Moment of Death •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Creating Merit After Parents’ Death •
  • Tsa-tsas for a Deceased Parent •
  • Practices for Deceased Father •
  • Family Deaths •
  • Death of Grandfather •
  • The Cause of a Long Life •
  • Letter to Steve Irwin's Family •
  • Dealing with Grief after the Death of a Loved One •
  • Unexpected Death in the Family •
  • After the Death of a Loved One •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Animal Euthanasia and Health Care •
  • Buddhist View of Euthanasia •
  • Euthanasia for Animals •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Liberating Animals •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • A Special Child •
  • Lama Yeshe’s Relics •
  • Teacher Passes Away •
  • Recognition of Tulku •
  • Incarnate Lama •
  • Recognition of Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • The Best Life Direction •
  • Continuing With School •
  • The Benefits of Experiencing Hardship •
  • Wanting to Be Ordained •
  • Celebrating a Birthday •
  • Tired of Working for Others •
  • Making Life Decisions that Benefit Others •
  • Sunflowers for the Elderly •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on impermanence and death, including how to care for others at the time of death and practices for the deceased.