Graceful Exits: How Great Beings Die : Death Stories of Tibetan, Hindu & Zen Masters

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Sushila Blackman
Weatherhill, 1997 - Religion - 159 pages
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This collection of 108 stories recounts the ways in which Hindu, Tibetan and Zen Buddhist masters, both ancient and modern, have confronted their own deaths. It is intended to show people how to leave the world gracefully and place death in its proper perspective.

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Blackman narrates the death stories of over 100 Tibetan, Hindu, and Zen masters, ancient and modern. The striking element in these accounts is a sense of being fully prepared to meet death. Blackman ... Read full review

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CONTENTS
7
MASTERS AND SOURCES
150
PHOTO CREDITS
159
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Blackman was a student of the Hindu master Swami Muktananda and was present at his ashram in India during his death.

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