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3. Kalu Rinpoche, The Dharma, 38.

4. See, for example, the Dalai Lama, et at, MindScience: An East-

West Dialogue (Boston: Wisdom, 1991).

5. Renée Weber, ed., Dialogues with Scientists and Sages: The Search

for Unity (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986), 93-94.

6. Weber, Scientists and Sages, 48.

7. David Bohm, Unfolding Meaning A Weekend of Dialogue with

David Bohm (London: Ark, 1987), 73.

8. Bohm, Unfolding Meaning 90-91.

9. Paavo Pylkkänen, ed., The Search for Meaning (Wellingborough:

Crucible, 1989), 51; David Bohm, Unfolding Meaning 93.

10. David Bohm, Wholeness and the Implicate Order (London: Ark

1988), xi.

11. Bohm, Unfolding Meaning 107, 96.

22. SERVANTS OF PEACE

1. Thomas Merton, The Wisdom of the Desert (New York New

Directions, 1960), 11.

APPENDIX 2: QUESTIONS ABOUT DEATH

1.I have asked His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dilgo Khyentse

Rinpoche, and other masters a number of questions about death and

dying, including issues such as life support and euthanasia, and

throughout this chapter I shall quote some of their replies. I hope to

publish their answers in detail in the future.

2. Melvin Morse, Closer to the Light (New York: Villard Books,

1990), 72.

3. Gallup poll cited in Newsweek, August 26, 1991, p. 41.

4. Kalu Rinpoche, The Gem Ornament (Ithaca, NY Snow Hon,

1986), 194.

5. In Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Questions on Death and Dying (New

York: Macmillan, 1974), 84.

6. Dame Cicely Saunders in "A Commitment to Care," Raft, The

Journal of the Buddhist Hospice Trust, 2, Winter 1989/90, London, p. 10.

7. Kalu Rinpoche, The Gem Ornament, 194.

APPENDIX 4: TWO MANTRAS

1. There are three negative activities of the body: taking life, stealing,

and sexual misconduct; four of the speech: lies, harsh words,

slander, and gossip; and three of the mind: avarice, malice, and wrong

views.

2. Nadi, prana, and bindu in Sanskrit; tsa, lung and tiklé in Tibetan.

See Chapter 15, "The Process of Dying."

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