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Buddhist Hospice Services

BuddhaNet provides the following from a Buddhist perspective: a hospice directory, information about caring for the dying & bereaved, funeral rites for the dead, articles on death & dying, and HIV/AIDS prevention and care.

Karuna Hospice Service a holistic client centred comprehensive home service in collaboration with other primary health care providers in Brisbane, Australia. A member of the FPMT.

Cittamani Hospice Service provides compassionate and professional palliative care to people that are dying and their families and friends in the Sunshine Coast area (Australia).

Hospice of Mother Tara offers a program of teachings, retreats, meditation
and relaxation with an emphasis on personal healing. Perth, Australia.

Potala Hospice Madrid, Spain. Your browser should be able to translate 

Kasih Hospice Care Society serves those with life-threatening illnesses through medical, emotional and spiritual support based on compassion and skilful means. In Malaysia.

Tara Home A project of the Land of Medicine Buddha, (California) is a residential home for the dying with around the clock hands-on care provided by a family of volunteer caregivers.

The Buddhist Hospice Trust One of the activities under the umbrella of the Trust is the Ananda Network. Networkers commit themselves, if requested, to consider visiting a person who is terminally ill in their locality, to offer such spiritual care as they are able. (London)

The Project on Being with Dying A comprehensive training and support program for healthcare professionals, people with serious illness and others who are working with issues related to death and dying, run by Joan Halifax.

Shakyamuni Community Health Care Centre A clinic in Bodhgaya, India run six days per week, employing local doctors, a nurse and a medical assistant who administer to over five hundred patients per week,. The main modality of treatment is homoeopathic and nutritional therapy, but ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are also used when required. A member of the FPMT.

Spiritual Care, Education and Training Program This program directed by Christine Longaker is designed to help those concerned with the issues around death and dying. Born out of the work of Rigpa and inspired by Sogyal Rinpoche’s The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying , the program seeks to apply the compassion and wisdom of the Buddhist teachings to the needs of people today: living, dying and bereaved.

Hospice Under the Care of Amitabha Buddha provides a hospice education program and a group of volunteers who regularly visit the Dover Park Hospice in Singapore.

Zen Hospice Project provides a spectrum of innovative programs including volunteer services, residential care and trainings, which seek to cultivate wisdom and compassion through service in the San Francisco Bay area.

Other Helpful Sites

Dr. Jean Watson’s Human Caring Theory Ten Caritas Processes

Institute of HeartMath Dedicated to helping people establish heart-based living and global coherence

Hospice New Zealand is a national (NZ) organisation, which supports and assists hospices to care for the terminally ill. They are responsible for ensuring that NZ patients have access to quality hospice palliative care.

Nursing Home Abuse Guide Excellent information about Nursing Home Abuse. Sourced in USA but applicable to any country

Dorje Chang Institute, in Auckland, NZ can provide prayers and pujas for the ill, dying or deceased.

Chandrakirti Meditation Centre

Mahamudra Meditation Centre

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