When one is really coming to the end of his life, the most important thing for him is to really comprehend the meaning of "refuge", the true meaning of taking the Buddha (the only one -- Gautama Buddha), the Dhamma (Gautama Buddha's teachings), and the Sangha (the community of the noble ones enlightened by the Dhamma) as his refuge. He'd better repeatedly recite the following with true understanding:
I take Gautama Buddha as my refuge;
I take Gautama Buddha's Dhamma as my refuge;
I take the noble Sangha as my refuge.
May we all find the true refuge and peace. Metta to all!
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