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How Buddhist Chaplains are trained

Buddhism in the West Buddhist Psychology Chaplaincy Hospice Care Interfaith Publishing Sumeru Books

I recently discovered this short piece from National Public Radio in the States on how Buddhist Chaplains are trained: http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2016/05/26/buddhist-chaplains It was particularly interesting because Sumeru is pleased to announce that next year we will be publishing a new textbook for Buddhist chaplains: Kalyāṇamitra: A Buddhist Model for Spiritual Care This book will be only the fourth work ever published in the field of Buddhist spiritual care and the first to provide a comprehensive theory to guide the work of Buddhist chaplains. That theory is the Three Prajñās Framework for Spiritual Care. Prajñā means wisdom (roughly) and the Three Prajñās...

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Buddhist Hospice Care?

Aging Buddhism in Canada Death Hamilton Health Hospice Care Toronto

As my mother used to say: “Old age ain’t for wimps.” Now that baby boomers are entering their golden years, how to practice the Dharma as a senior and how to hang on to a Sangha have become more widely pondered issues. We recently received the following request, in that light, and are seeking advice... Read more »

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