In Praise of Ageing – Awakening to Old Age with Wisdom and Compassion
epub | 1018.89 KB | English | Isbn:B0838KGHT9 |
Author: Carmel Shalev | PAge: 200 | Year: 2020
Aimed at readers who are encountering ageing in themselves, in those whom they love, or those in their care, this book opens up the silenced topic of ageing and challenges anti-ageing attitudes. Drawing on Buddhist approaches to growing older, it offers the possibility of ageing with grace, understanding, wisdom and joy.
Drawing on the insights of Buddhism, In Praise of Ageing invites the reader to meet the challenges of growing older with an open mind in order to age with grace, understanding and wisdom. Written by an Israeli human rights lawyer who specialized in bio-ethics, including end-of-life care, the book looks at the current cultural context of youth versus age, and weaves the author’s personal experiences of her own and her parents’ ageing with ancient Buddhist wisdom that accepts growing older as a natural process. All phenomena appear, fade and disappear. So, too, our lives proceed from birth to death.
The four parts of the book address reality,…
Category:Buddhist Rituals & Practice, Aging, Buddhist Rituals & Practice