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On Oct 28, 2016Abhishek Thakore wrote :
A side-benefit of feeling suicidal occasionally is that the impermanence of life stares in my face. And ir works!
From the stoics to modern philosophers and from Yama's dialogue with Yudishthir to Shamanism, a rumination on our mortality is a great pathway to living every moment fully. We've banished death to dark corners and private discussions.
Perhaps, putting it into the center will allow us to experience the tenderness and impermanence of this moment! :)
On Nov 1, 2016Annette wrote :
I love what you wrote, Abhishek. So true! Sometimes I feel as if I'm a bit obsessed with death as I've had quite a few loved ones die in the past few years. I think of my own and am in some ways 'preparing' for that. Yet I don't allow that to overshadow the graditude I feel throughout the day as I purposefully seek out the beauty and wonder that life offers. Thanks for your wise perspective.
On Nov 3, 2016Abhishek Thakore wrote :
Thank you Annette!
I was initially unsure whether to post it or not, but glad it was something that resonated :) Hugs and Lots of Love