The Pagan Book of Living and Dying: T/K

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HarperCollins, Oct 8, 1997 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 384 pages
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RITUALS AND RESOURCES FOR HONOURING DEATH IN THE CIRCLE OF LIFE

Birth,growth,death,and rebirth are a cycle that forms the underlying order of the universe. This is the core of Pagan belief and the heart of this unique resource guide to de

  

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Review: The Pagan Book of Living and Dying: Practical Rituals, Prayers, Blessings, and Meditations on Crossing Over

User Review  - Olivia Gourlay - Goodreads

This is a really comforting book in our anti-death culture. It tells us that pagans belive that death is just part of a cycle. There is also a cycle of the goddess taht many neopagans believe in. To learn more about the goddess go to www.yoni.com Read full review

Review: The Pagan Book of Living and Dying: Practical Rituals, Prayers, Blessings, and Meditations on Crossing Over

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I'm grateful to Starhawk for including chapters on suicide and other sudden, violent deaths. That she also has a lot to say about how to care for someone who is dying is also important. So often, this ... Read full review

Contents

The Landofthe Dead 7 Karma and Reincarnation
57
PART THREETHE DYING PROCESS
105
The Moment of Death
146
Funerals and Memorials
160
PART FOURDEATH HAS MANY FACES
189
Death and Choice
234
Making Room for Grief
271
Practical Work
307
How to Make a Mask
327
Contributors
347
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About the author (1997)

Starhawk is the author of nine books, including her bestselling The Spiral Dance, The Pagan Book of Living and Dying, and Webs of Power, winner of the 2003 Nautilus Award for social change. She has an international reputation, and her works have been translated into many different languages. Starhawk is also a columnist for beliefnet.com and ZNet. A veteran of progressive movements who is deeply committed to bringing the techniques and creative power of spirituality to political activism, she travels internationally, teaching magic, the tools of ritual, and the skills of activism. Starhawk lives part-time in San Francisco, in a collective house with her partner and friends, and part-time in a little hut in the woods in western Sonoma County, where she practices permaculture in her extensive gardens and writes.

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