His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Karuna House in 2007. This is a lightly edited transcript of his talk on living and dying, delivered to the 800 people attending the event.
Karuna relies heavily on the kindness of others as just over 50% of the organisation's funding for home care comes from Queensland Health and the remaining money must be raised through donations.
If you would like to help Karuna continue its valuable work you can assist in a number of ways:
It was not just a question of caring for me as a patient; it was a commitment to honouring my life as a whole, as well as the lives of those I love.