Shannon L Alder

January 2, 2018 Pearls Of Wisdom, S

Comments Off

“Before you can live a part of you has to die. You have to let go of what could have been, how you should have acted and what you wish you would have said differently. You have to accept that you can’t change the past experiences, opinions of others at that moment in time or outcomes from their choices or yours. When you finally recognize that truth then you will understand the true meaning of forgiveness of yourself and others. From this point you will finally be free.” Shannon L Alder

Birth and Death

May 10, 2017 Death Awareness

Comments Off

monk-458491_640Birth & Death

by Zenkei Blanche Hartman
former Abbess of the
San Francisco Zen Center

There is a verse that’s on the han–the wooden block that calls us to the zendo. It’s also sometimes chanted just before bedtime in many Zen monasteries. It is an exhortation to practice and goes something like this:

‘May I respectfully remind you: Great is the matter of birth and death.
All is impermanent, quickly passing. Be awake each moment.
Don’t waste this life.’

Continue reading »

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

April 29, 2017 Pearls Of Wisdom, S

Comments Off

“Even if you are going to die tomorrow, you train tonight.” Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Now That I Come to Die

April 29, 2017 Death Awareness

Comments Off

buddha08Now That I Come to Die
A Final Testament called “The Immaculate Light”
by Kunkhyen Longchen Rabjampa

Continue reading »

I Know How To Live, I Know How To Die

April 2, 2017 Death Awareness

Comments Off

live-dieI Know How To Live, I Know How To Die
The Teachings of Dadi Janki
A Warm, Radical, and Life-Affirming View of Who We Are,
Where We Come From, and What Time is Calling Us to Do

by Neville Hodgkinson

Continue reading »

Page 1 of 121 2 3 12

Words of Inspiration

"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it."
Mark Twain
“They say that a part of you dies when a special Loved One passes away...I disagree...I say a part of you lives with your Loved One on the other side.”
Daniel Yanez

Death Awareness

We welcome any suggestions of articles relating to death and dying that you might want to see on Spirare website. 

Please Help spread awareness.

“The fear of death comes from limited awareness.”   Deepak Chopra

Popular Blogs

  • Elie Wiesel

    by on April 11, 2018

    “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indiffer...

  • Irvin D. Yalom

    by on April 11, 2018

    “Life is a spark between two identical voids, the darkness before birth and the one after death.” Irvin D. Yalom

  • Irvin D. Yalom

    by on April 11, 2018

    “Death loses its terror if one dies when one has consummated one’s life!” Irvin D. Yalom

  • Irvin D. Yalom

    by on April 11, 2018

    “Though the physicality of death destroys us, the idea of death may save us.” Irvin D. Yalom

  • Irvin D. Yalom

    by on April 11, 2018

    “The more unlived your life, the greater your death anxiety.” Irvin D. Yalom

Translate »