The best of times is here.
Truth will rob you of everything.
Your death is nearer than you think.
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
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
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