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What happens when we die?

What happens when we die? This is a nonsensical question when it comes to the Self-Absolute where it all becomes perfectly clear. Ask yourself, who is present to die? Is there really anything left behind? The Self-Absolute was never born … Continue reading

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The Fifth Tower: The Silkworm

By now one can realize that Teresa’s Interior Castle is a treatise on profound Unitive Mysticism. What she has been revealing are the later stages of the interior spiritual life. The final stages correspond to the fifth, sixth and seventh … Continue reading

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The foreverness of Zen

Nothing in this life is Zen. Not your assumed birth, nor an inevitable cessation of your present biological matrix. One´s dreams, desires, ideas, and imaginations are not Zen. Faith in Zen, or the dharma, is not Zen. This world, or … Continue reading

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Why Birth, Why Death?

Having now covered a healthy dose of this series on the Sagathakam, you may have observed that many of these gathas (verses) are repetitious in nature. It’s as if the Sagathakam is one long spiritual exercise for students of the … Continue reading

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Death Be Not Final

Came across this. Food for contemplation. Imagine one’s “consciousness” being transported to “the Cloud” for all eternity? What’s to become of rebirth? Death soon may not be so final, thanks to these creepy technologies By Corey S. Powell Every day, … Continue reading

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Cutting down the tree of birth, death and rebirth

            Unless you are completely disenchanted with the cycle of birth, death and rebirth at the deepest level of your subconsciousness, the sublime and liberating light of the Buddhadharma will be lost on you. Tozen Read more […]

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(38) Once Upon A Time

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Once upon a time you were this tiny child With a big smile and a radiant heart Death, was unknown and never a painful thought Happiness, was unknown and never even sought. In all your glory, you and nothing else … Continue reading

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(2) No Birth, No Death

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If your true self is Un-born it will not experience death. Thus… There is no true birth, there is no true death. Only imagined and experienced as very real through the awesome force of the Unborn Mind that is caught … Continue reading

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Refuge

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This is another excerpt from the 1909 work, The Path of Light. By today’s standards the language is archaic, yet unlike today’s standards it has not been intellectualized and neutered and watered-down from its full import; yes, there was a … Continue reading

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On Death

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(Waddell) People generally have the wrong idea about living and dying at will. They think it means that someone decides on one day that he will die on the next, or that he predicts the day and month in the … Continue reading

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