Are there any efficient ways to overcome the fear and depression before death (supposing you know you are going to die soon) ?

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    $\begingroup$ For this question to be more appropriate for this site, you might want to rephrase the question to emphasize the context of research. Such as, "what research is the most common practices for dealing with death based on" or "what are the approaches that have been tried for dealing with death". $\endgroup$
    – Seanny123
    Apr 26, 2014 at 0:42
  • $\begingroup$ Become Nondual. $\endgroup$
    – user9634
    May 11, 2016 at 23:30

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I'm no expert on imminent death handling but I have some concepts to share. My suggestions are general suggestions that don't only apply for this scenario but that can be applied more generally, including that scenario.

Overcoming fear of death already is not easy, having to do it in an expedited fashion is even more challenging.

Fear of death comes from resistance to it, there are a lot of books that teach how to surrender to it to drop all resistance and the fear of death with it.

I would recommend reading about "impermanence" in Buddhism, the "dying before you die" concept, "the power of now", "spiritual enlightenment".

Those family of books on "spiritual enlightenment" and "power of now" teach you how to surrender and not resist to things you can't control.

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    $\begingroup$ Buddha: "Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well." (Or you could watch The Matrix.) $\endgroup$
    – user9634
    May 11, 2016 at 23:29

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