Stephen Jenkinson’s book Die Wise is for everyone who is not going to pull off eternity after all. It places death at the center of the page and asks us to understand that dying must be the fullest expression and incarnation of what we’ve learned by living - to behold it in all its painful beauty. He talks of dying well as a moral, political, and spiritual obligation that each person owes their ancestors and their heirs, and describes the North American death trade as death phobic and grief illiterate, able only to deliver on the demand to live, a deep-running culturally-derived adversary rather than a companion with death.
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Nondualism and idealism aren’t purely Eastern insights, but the metaphysical and spiritual root of the West as well
Jul 16–19, 2020
We would play shower games like ‘I will remember you every time I …’ We would prepare a death ‘nursery.’ There’d be a great playlist.
Stories, fiction included, act as a kind of surrogate life.
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
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