In the last blog post of our mini series ‘A Matter of Life and Death’ we’ve discovered that science has no proof for death is putting an end to life. Now we’re looking at what ancient wisdom schools have to say.
The Upanishad’s are the oldest wisdom teachings, dating back 5000-7000 years. The written form are several text books conveying the path to Self-realisation, the many layers of life and how to lead a meaningful life. These timeless books are looking at life and death in great depth, as this is the most important topic when asking the question: who am I – really? The question that put everybody who’s seeking the Truth on a path deep down to discover one’s Self.
The general dictum in the Upanishads: Jatasya maranam dhruvam explains that death is inevitable to a person who is born. That meaning, birth and death belong together like light and shadow, one cannot exist without the other. They are inseparable and life itself is not touched by neither, birth and death.[Read more…] about A Matter of Life and Death Part 2