15 Jan

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The teaching of the Buddha on this is very clear.

It is a very strong teaching.

The Buddha said that when someone realizes that he or she has to die, that person will first of all revolt against the diagnosis.

The fear of dying is always there deep down in our store consciousness.

And the Buddha advises us not to run away from that fear.

Instead, we should bring it up in order to recognize it.

Breathing in, I know I am of the nature to grow old.
Breathing out, I know I cannot escape old age.

Breathing in, I know that I am of the nature to get sick, terminally ill.
Breathing out, I know that I cannot escape sickness.

Breathing in, I know that I am of the nature to die.
Breathing out, I know that I cannot escape dying.

Breathing in, I know that one day I…

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