What Death Can Teach Us – A dialogue with Frank Ostaseski
In 1987, Frank co-founded of the Zen Hospice Project, the first Buddhist hospice in America. In 2004, he created the Metta Institute to provide innovative educational programs and professional trainings that foster compassionate, mindfulness-based care.
In 2001, Frank was honored by the Dalai Lama for his years of service to the dying and their families. In 2003, he was named one of America’s 50 most innovative people in America by the AARP magazine.
I was inspired to call Frank after reading his new book The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully. This book is so beautiful, heartful, and profound. It is filled with powerful human stories and deep wisdom.
Listen to the Wisdom Heart Dialogue with Frank Ostaseski here:
Reflect on this:
- What has dying taught you about living fully?
- What would it mean for you to take this teaching seriously?
Share your reflections in the comments below.
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Love & Shanti
E & D