Mother Of All Fears – No You

Someone shared with me a few fears, and I suggested they look at the Mother of all fears - Fear of Death. Fear of Death is that 'no self' fear, but most folks tend to take it literally - no self as in now, in this life. Well, it is simpler. In death no 'you' … Continue reading Mother Of All Fears – No You

Who By Fire

One more on Death. This is Leonard Cohen's 'Who By Fire'. It is about the many ways in which we will meet Death. No one knows. It is inevitable. All will end. But how one will die is really immaterial. From Conscious Awareness the only question worth answering is how one wants to live. It … Continue reading Who By Fire

On Memento Mori

Someone asked me 'You had a death experience at 8 and then again at the age of 40 and you write that it was like what Ramana had at 16. What happened?' I had a few close encounters with physical death, but nothing compares to that first conscious seeing of Boundless Emptiness beyond. At eight … Continue reading On Memento Mori

Wayne Wirs Committed Suicide

Wayne Wirs committed suicide on the 31st of August 2017. He did it in clear reasoning and without regrets which is evident from the message he left on his website. He was in excruciating physical pain for the past few weeks of his life, which contributed to his decision to go. His photos tend to … Continue reading Wayne Wirs Committed Suicide

Reality Has No Contenders

The disconnect between Reality and its psycho-cognitive representation springs from the human Mind which, unlike the body, is ill-equipped to cope with the demands of survival. Humanity has been collectively losing its marbles ever since the first imaginative thought was consciously recognised as a separate creation, probably somewhere among the drawings in the Lascaux Cave. If … Continue reading Reality Has No Contenders

On Death: Feeling Of Death Awareness

This entry is not about an intellectual discussion of what Death is, who dies, how, what happens after. None of those can convey the FEELING of Death and utter Impermanence that comes with that feeling. One of the many reasons why I feel internal connection to Kenneth (Jed) is because I know that, like myself, … Continue reading On Death: Feeling Of Death Awareness