CNN recently ran a story on their website entitled… An Act of faith, desperation or protest: Self-Immolations through time, featuring the famous picture of Thich Quang Duc burning himself to death while meditating in Vietnam in 1963. Here is the link to that story: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/01/19/self.immolation.history/ The article makes reference to a book by James A. Benn... Read more »
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Living in the Face of Death: The Tibetan Tradition with Glenn Mullin Glenn H. Mullin is a Tibetologist, translator of classical Tibetan literature, and Buddhist writer and teacher. He is the author of over 20 acclaimed books on various aspects of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, including the lives of the fourteen Dalai Lamas, tantric meditation... Read more »
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Stephen Jenkinson is a Canadian counsellor who specializes in death. The NFB recently made a movie, called Griefwalker, about his work… http://www.nfb.ca/film/griefwalker-trailer/ His website is www.orphanwisdom.com
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