Swami Vivekananda

April 11, 2018 Pearls Of Wisdom, S

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Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life. All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear.” Swami Vivekananda

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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The Fear of Death

February 12, 2016 Death Awareness

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cold_wind_of_death7 Chakras of Fear: #1 The Fear of Death
by Chris Kennedy

“The undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns” is Shakespeare’s eloquent prose in Hamlet that perfumes the stench of what many consider the most futile of all the 7 basic fears: the fear of death.

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Venerable Wuling

February 9, 2016 Pearls Of Wisdom, W

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“Educating people on death and dying, and reducing their fear of death is a giving of fearlessness.”

Iona Heath

August 25, 2014 I, Pearls Of Wisdom

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“Death is resented and feared because it brings an end to human joy, but it also brings an end to fear and pain and suffering.” Iona Heath

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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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