Birth and Death

May 10, 2017 Death Awareness

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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.’

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Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

April 29, 2017 Pearls Of Wisdom, S

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“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

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A Final Testament called “The Immaculate Light”
by Kunkhyen Longchen Rabjampa

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I Know How To Live, I Know How To Die

April 2, 2017 Death Awareness

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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

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An Argument for Assisted Dying in Australia

March 21, 2017 Death Awareness

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rose-5829_640An Argument for Assisted Dying in Australia
Andrew Denton’s Di Gribble Argument 

Who am I to be talking to you about a subject as complex as assisted dying?

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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

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