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4.2.1
Summaries
What to do while dying

The five forces are the mahayana instructions for dying. Posture is important.

Perspective, Madame Recamier by David, by René Magritte (original by Jacques-Louis David)

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The same five as in the previous point, summary of essential instructions, but the order is changed to counteract the reactions that arise as you die: virtuous seeds to counteract denial, dedication to counteract anger, regret to counteract bargaining, momentum to take you through despair, and training to facilitate acceptance.

Related instructions

2.1.1

Look at all experience as a dream

2.1.4

Rest in the basis of all experience

2.2.1

Train in taking and sending alternately

2.2.2

Objects, poisons, seeds of virtue

3.4.1

The four practices

4.1.1

The five forces while living

6.2.3

Don't dwell on others' problems

6.3.2

Give up any hope for results

7.1.2

Use one remedy for everything