A Buddhist perspective on Health and Spirituality

Authors

  • Conrad Harvey NHS Scotland

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i1.33

Keywords:

Buddhism, healthcare, religion, spirituality

Abstract

This article gives a brief overview of some of the basic tenets of Buddhism. Its particular emphasis is upon Buddhist expressions of spirituality, as they are likely to be met with in a healthcare setting. Included are guidelines on diet, attitudes to medicine, and beliefs and traditions around death and dying.

Author Biography

Conrad Harvey, NHS Scotland

Conrad Harvey is Buddhist Representative, NHS Scotland Spiritual Care Committee

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Published

2013-04-08

How to Cite

Harvey, C. (2013). A Buddhist perspective on Health and Spirituality. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 33-35. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i1.33