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The five invitations

discovering what death can teach us about living fully

by Frank Ostaseski

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Death

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-290).

    Other titlesDiscovering what death can teach us about living fully
    StatementFrank Ostaseski ; foreword by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.
    ContributionsRemen, Rachel Naomi, author of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4487 .O88 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 290 pages
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232940M
    ISBN 101250074657
    ISBN 109781250074652
    LC Control Number2016046682
    OCLC/WorldCa970395887

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