We are living through an apocalypse, a period of deep truth unveiling. The world is unsteady and chaotic. We find ourselves struggling in a pandemic that has completely disrupted our lives. Many of us are being confronted with the reality of death in a way we though we never would. In the face of all this, it is hard to maintain our physical and emotional balance.
Resiliency is such an important skill to develop right now. Resiliency is about how well we are able to meet the challenges of our lives with a sense of openness and curiosity that helps us to regain our balance. Balance means understanding how to return back to a sense of being grounded in order to meet challenges directly.
In this this we will also explore the radical practice of skillful mourning, self-care, and refuge practice to support our work as we move into the edges of our practice with support and care in order to be resilient in the face of death and uncertainty.
Caring for people who are dying can be an intense, intimate, and deeply alive experience. It often challenges our most basic beliefs.
Deepak shares his reflections on Death and shows us how coming to terms with our own beliefs about it can liberate us.
In our world right now there are economic and political and surveillance systems that need help in dying.
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.
How does one choose to walk closely to the dying every day?
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.
Modern dreams of death and dying are deeply "humanistic", tethered to a vision of the self as independent and removed from "nature".
Our ability to meet each moment in life with awareness benefits us immensely at the time of death.
All of our ancestors and most of our relatives are immortal. We aren't. How come?
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.
Learning the skills of dying occurs in the course of living deeply and well.
Brenda weaves traditional medicine, Buddhism, mindfulness, Toltec energy medicine and ancient calendar teachings to help others understand the times we are in as humanity.
Life and death are not the opposites the modern mind has made them to be.
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.
Modern cosmology — the study of the nature and evolution of the cosmos itself — has allowed physicists to explain the history of the Universe from the first tiny fraction of a second until today. But what’s next?
We are living through the most exciting and most challenging times in human history, if not the history of planet.
In his meetings Rupert explores the perennial non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions.
In the Sufi tradition, there is a saying, “Die before death.” For Sufis, this is an exhortation to befriend death and the process of letting go as a daily spiritual practice.
Open your Heart, release stress, improve your resilience...
A conversation with Rupert Spira, contemplating the Nature of Experience.
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