Death is as natural as living, breathing and yes, dying. From the perspective of traditional healers, death is viewed as a faithful companion, walking by your side since your birth. It is inherent within everything you do every day from the mundane to the transpersonal, whether you are paying attention to this process or not. This article discusses mainstream Western views of death, followed by teachings from the Egyptian, Tibetan and Celtic Books of the Dead and what these Wisdom Traditions have to offer as a way of dying well and therefore living well in the modern world. It then explains what a death doula does in the Shamanic Tradition and how to bring the Wisdom of Death into a healing practice.