Dying at the Right Moment


As you progress on your spiritual path and the ego’s power diminishes, so too does the fear of death, both consciously and unconsciously.



Everyone is so afraid of death, but the real sufis just laugh: nothing tyrannizes their hearts. What strikes the oyster shell does not damage the pearl.
Rumi

At the body’s final breath, the God-illumined soul discards its “Earth suit” as if it were tossing a dirty shirt in the hamper.

Life must be played by ear—which is only to say that we must trust, not symbolic rules and linear principles, but our brains or natures. Yet this must bring one back to the faith that nature makes no mistake. In such a universe a decision which results in one’s own death is not a mistake: it is simply a way of dying at the right moment.
Alan Watts

Only a true master vanquishes the ego altogether. The rest of us must rely on daily discipline and eternal vigilance to keep our ego in check.

If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge. Those are the three things the ego is doing all the time. It’s very important to be aware of them every time they come up.
Deepak Chopra






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2 Responses to “Dying at the Right Moment”

  1. ArrVee Says:

    those who have undergone near-death experiences have no fear of death because of the undescribable beauty that lies beyond, and this experience makes them live the remainder of their physical lives with more meaning and purpose.

  2. Phil Bolsta Says:

    Yes, an NDE can be a huge wake-up call, ArrVee. So can other traumas. Those who have undergone such transformations say it was the best thing that ever happened to them, even if it was devastating at the time.

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