Letter from Lama Marut November 20, 2016


“Death and Dying” Bibliography

Prepared by Rev. Sue Koehler-Arsenault, M.Div.

“Being Mortal” by Dr. Atul Gawande

            Also a PBS Frontline Special:

“The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of Life Care” by Dr. A. Volandes

“Facing Death and Finding Hope,” by Christine Longaker

“Final Gifts” by Maggie Callahan and Patricia Kelly

“The Four Things That Matter Most” by Ira Byock

“The Grace in Dying: Chapter 1” by Kathleen Dowling Singh

“Life Lessons” by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

“Sacred Dying” by Megory Anderson         Also at

“The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” by Sogyal Rinpoche


Aging With Dignity -

Healthcare Chaplaincy Network -

National Hospice and Palliative Care Association-

New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care -

The Metta Institute (Frank Ostaseski, Zen Hospice Project) 


The Sacred Art of Living and Dying-


“Spirituality and Aging,” in Aging Health by Helen Lavratsky, 5/5/2011.



Websites and Guided Meditations prepared by Louise Beck, LICSW

• Center for Mindful Self-Compassion:

• Kristin Neff:                                 

• Chris Germer:                              

• Joanne O'Malley MSC:


• Louise Beck: