Pure Land Buddhism Support for the Dying
The Pure Land school of Mahayana Buddhism is widely practiced in Asia. Though still in its formative years in the West, its roots extend all the way to ancient India.
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“Each life we live simply adds to our total experience. Everything put on earth is put here for some good–to get experience which will be stored up for future use. There is not one bit of man–one thought, one experience, one drop–that does not go on. Life is eternal–so there can’t be any death.”
“Each one of the elderly who died in the past constantly acquired children and possessions, but their progeny and wealth were of little benefit to them in their next lives.”
“The mara of the lord of death is like someone waiting in ambush. Birth, aging, sickness, and death are like the revolutions of a water mill. In this world, there is no one – neither the great nor the humble, the poor nor the rich – who does not fall into the hands of the lord of death.”
“Friends, while this life is impermanent, passing swiftly like a brook crashing down a steep mountain, foolish people do not realize it, and the unwise are intoxicated by the vanities of desires.” The Crown Jewel Sutra -Natural Liberation pg 47
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