My father Malcom lived until age 87. He embodied the essential instructions on how to die found in The Mirror of Mindfulness by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol, a great and learned Tibetan Buddhist master.
In this post, Andrea Sherman introduces the Five Invitations, powerful teachings on death that can help guide us through the dying process.
In this article, Andrea Sherman discusses vigiling, or being present at the bedside during the final hours of a person’s life.
In this article, Andrea Sherman shows how commitment to the paramita (perfection) of patience can be an antidote to anger and frustration when we care for those with dementia.
Andrea Sherman shows how we can utilize the six paramitas to touch the human spirit through virtual technology.
Right now, as a result of this pandemic crisis, many people are navigating through loss of some kind. May Mariam’s Playground offer some measure of solace.
Caregiving is being a warrior, being brave and fearless, with dignity, and with curiosity and compassion.
In this essay, Andrea Sherman explores the nature of grief.