Gelek Rimpoche

May 20, 2017 G, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“Everything is impermanent. Death is a reality to which none of us is immune. Death is nothing other than a separation of the body and mind.”

gYu-thog

March 11, 2017 G, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“Sufferings and peace are both of the nature of the mind.
It is fortunate to have made the resolution to liberate oneself from sufferings
While understanding that all sufferings in the world and the peace called Nirvana are mingled into one,
Without having imperfect views and without taking the phenomenal world to be real.
It is fortunate to remember from one’s heart
Meditations on the transcendence of birth and death,
Knowing that what is born is of the nature of death
And not unchangeable as we imagine.”

from gYu-thog’s Hymn of Wisdom

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

July 25, 2016 G, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“Forgetting about death we become completely engrossed in the concerns of this life alone and we devote all our energy to its welfare. When death comes we realize, too late, that all our activities have been futile. If we remember death again and again we shall overcome the habit of assuming that we are going to live in this world forever, and we shall begin to see ourself as a traveler bound for future lives. Thinking in this way reduces our anxieties, irritations, and attachment to this life and all its pleasures, and it restrains us from committing actions solely for the sake of this one short life.”  Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

S.N. Goenka

July 13, 2016 G, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“Every life is a preparation for the next death. If one is wise, one will use this life to the best advantage and prepare for a good death.” S.N. Goenka

George Bernard Shaw

December 7, 2015 G, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.” George Bernard Shaw

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