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The Death Dhamma Podcast

Aug 15, 2022

 In the course of your life, you will experience loss. Sometimes the loss might be minuscule: you went to the store for mint chocolate chip ice cream, and it was sold out. You had to select something else. And at that moment, you experienced the loss of your ability to fulfill your craving for mint chocolate chip...


Aug 4, 2022

Mary Carol realized that what she was going to do that day was be sick. That was how it was going to be, and actually, all she needed to do was to be with her illness. Her activity for the day was to be sick. And as her fever rose and the pain intensified, she practiced some deep meditative breathing. She worked on...


Aug 1, 2022

It's season 2 of the Death Dhamma podcast, and we have already spoken with twelve wise teachers! Sound familiar? In season 1, interviews with twelve wise teachers led to the release of the book Sitting with Death: Buddhist Insights to Help You Face Your Fears and Live a Peaceful Life.

Will these interviews lead to...


Jul 21, 2022

What is an easy experience of impermanence, and what is a difficult experience? Any experience can be either of those things and actually neither of those things. With equanimity – it just is.  And that is not me telling you that I can always accept uncertainty and change with equanimity. Because I don’t. I...


Jul 18, 2022

You cannot remind yourself of anicca or impermanence too many times. If you go throughout your day repeating anicca over and over again, that would only be a good thing.

And meditation and mindfulness of impermanence are both important. To really KNOW is to know suffering. And no self. Wendy explains that impermanence,...