Buddhist Insights into Life and Death: Overcoming Death Anxiety

  title={Buddhist Insights into Life and Death: Overcoming Death Anxiety},
  author={Fung Kei Cheng},
  • F. Cheng
  • Published 31 December 2016
  • Psychology
Death anxiety devastates emotional well-being and may produce suicidal ideations, thus lowering life satisfaction. Although much literature suggests that religion reduces this fear, their direct correlation remains controversial. The present case study investigates how a Buddhist perceives life and death, and how she copes with death anxiety through Buddhist teachings and practices. Using multiple first-hand sources, it analyses data through an interpretative phenomenological analysis. It also… 

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