Deepak shares his reflections on Death and shows us how coming to terms with our own beliefs about it can liberate us. The key to finding surrender at the moment of death is discovering our true self, which is formless, infinite, inconceivable. Death isn’t the opposite of life, it is the counterpart to birth, and birth and death are in fact part of the continuum of life. By becoming aware of our futile beliefs about death and transcending them, we can set ourselves free.
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.
Imagine the opportunity to transform your own view of death, diminish your fears and re-frame your relationship to living and dying.
We are living through the most exciting and most challenging times in human history, if not the history of planet.
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.
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.
Our ability to meet each moment in life with awareness benefits us immensely at the time of death.
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.
How does one choose to walk closely to the dying every day?
In our world right now there are economic and political and surveillance systems that need help in dying.
Life and death are not the opposites the modern mind has made them to be.
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?
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.
Brenda weaves traditional medicine, Buddhism, mindfulness, Toltec energy medicine and ancient calendar teachings to help others understand the times we are in as humanity.
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.
Modern dreams of death and dying are deeply "humanistic", tethered to a vision of the self as independent and removed from "nature".
All of our ancestors and most of our relatives are immortal. We aren't. How come?
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