The Five Stages Of Grief

951 Words Sep 16th, 2016 4 Pages
Death is just another state we encounter in the human life. Death is the state of being when the brain and brain stem stop working and the effects become irreversible. Once a person passes, his or her love ones go through many stages of grieving. The famous Kubler-Ross model, commonly referred to as the “five stages of grief,” is a great representation of the stages. These stages do not occur in any particular order, but it is predicted these stages do occur in most people. The grievers not only have to cope with the loss of their love ones, but they also have to deal with the new changes in their life (E., 2010). No matter the condition of death whether it be expected or unexpected, everyone has their own ways of dealing or coping with death. Different religions and cultures practice death and grieving very differently from one another. Buddhism is not necessary a religion but more of a philosophy that focuses on leading a moral life while being mindful of thoughts and actions. Buddhists practice the power of mindfulness by staying focused on the mind and body in present conditions and becoming aware of the person. This is the idea of allowing a person’s mind to accept the reality of death from a love one. Accepting death releases all the pain and grief resulting in the ability to move on. Buddhist sees death as a natural stepping stone into rebirth or to reach nirvana. Buddhists describes a story in which a woman pleaded the Buddha to bring her child back to…
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