In our world right now there are economic and political and surveillance systems that need help in dying. Maybe recognizing that we don't want fear and greed to be institutionalized, we can make room like termites and carpenter ants to rebuild a more life-loving culture. Meanwhile alongside institutional collapse we live with our personal individual dying as well. There are countless ways we can learn to let our death liberate our energies and dreams right now, and countless ways it can train us in courage, creativity and high-hearted presence. I will be sharing tips and tellings from the poet I've known most closely, Rainer Maria Rilke.
How does one choose to walk closely to the dying every day?
We are living through the most exciting and most challenging times in human history, if not the history of planet.
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Learning the skills of dying occurs in the course of living deeply and well.
Lama Rod Owens holds a Master of Divinity degree in Buddhist Studies from Harvard Divinity School and is a co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation.
Caring for people who are dying can be an intense, intimate, and deeply alive experience. It often challenges our most basic beliefs.
In his meetings Rupert explores the perennial non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions.
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Dr. Long has investigated thousands of near-death experiences (NDEs) with the results of his research published in the New York Times bestselling book Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences.
All of our ancestors and most of our relatives are immortal. We aren't. How come?
Let’s start with Anaximander, who said everything forming in Nature incurs a debt which it must repay so that other things may form, which I see as the essence of evolution and a fascinating take on Dying to Live.
Our ability to meet each moment in life with awareness benefits us immensely at the time of death.
Imagine the opportunity to transform your own view of death, diminish your fears and re-frame your relationship to living and dying.
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Modern dreams of death and dying are deeply "humanistic", tethered to a vision of the self as independent and removed from "nature".
Heart-break is painful. There is no way around that. The loss of a loved one is devastating. It breaks you down. It tears you apart. The life that you thought you were living is no more. The person you thought you were, has died with your loved one.
Instead of denying aging, avoiding death, or fantasizing about some after-life for “me”, Joan points to fully embracing the total disintegration and loss of control that growing old and dying—and living and loving and being awake—actually entails.
We’ve been told such a horrendously wrong story about what our past is as human beings.
an organic and wild conversation between two poets, writers, philosophers and theobiologians
“Butterfly brought color to the world. Frog teaches you that if you put others before yourself you will reap the rewards.”
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Compassion is the ability, by Awareness, to recognize and acknowledge only itself everywhere.
Our interconnectedness is undeniable. There is a singular pulse that weaves us all together. When we lose touch with that pulse, we suffer.
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