Preparing for Death

In this video, Mingyur Rinpoche describes the “bardo of the moment of dying” and imaginative practices you can use in anticipation for death. He explains how by undergoing this training, you can transform death into a profound opportunity for seeing your true nature.
This monthly teaching is an excerpt from the online course, Dying and Awakening: The Bardos of Death and Dying. Please visit the Dying and Awakening homepage to learn more.
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Reflection Question

    Mingyur Rinpoche says that “we put ourselves into our own prison.”

  • What do you think he means by this?
  • Does it have an impact on your experience? Are you able to connect with the liberatory nature of this truth? Please explain.

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