Archive for Topic: Death

Death is a door to God

Vipassana's body died this afternoon. Most of this chapter contains a description of the death and sannyasins' reactions to it. Then follows a description of the celebration and [...]

Living is the real challenge

Osho answers the question, "Beloved Osho, If you depart on the 6th of July *) of any year, are we all going with you?"

The green death revolution

Inspiring and illuminating presentation of how to bypass the conservative funeral industry and how to come to terms with the reality of having one's dead body disposed of. [...]

My soul is from elsewhere

A deeply reflective poem by Rumi (1207-1273) exploring the soul is read to accompany the Bagong Silang documentary about a community that inhabits a cemetery in Manila, [...]

Zen master Lin Chi was dying

Osho speaks on death as "... a peaceful acceptance, a loving entry into the unknown, a joyful goodbye to old friends, to the old world. There should not be any tragedy in it."

Ain’t the way to die

A remixed Eminem/Rihanna song parody on the right to die according to a person's wishes by ZDoggMD (Dr Zubin Damania).

Helping the dying in their transition

Veetman about his experiences while being with the dying, their relatives and friends. This article includes a beautiful meditation which can help to become more aware of [...]

Everything is always here

Deeva shares with us the last precious moments with her dying mother, experienced together with her father, beloved Premdas and other family members.

‘No Hard Feelings’

A song on video by the Avett Brothers - with lyrics. When my body won’t hold me anymore / And it finally lets me free / Will I be ready?

Your beloved is dead

Death is not a problem created by thinking; you cannot solve it by thinking. Whatsoever you think, how can you solve it? says Osho.

Every day death is there

A Cup of Tea (103)

Never Born – Never Died

Two slideshows, dated 19th and 20th January 1990, Osho International Commune, Pune, India.

Death. Again. And Awareness.

Lokita's insights on death while seeing her father go: "Standing next to his lifeless form, once again I was ... in awe of the mystery of life and death, the mystery of who we [...]

“Am I dying?” The honest answer

In this TED talk, emergency medical technician O’Reilly describes what happens next when a gravely hurt patient asks him: “Am I going to die?”

Osho’s Bardo: your travel kit

Bodhicitta talks to Nirbija about how to invite Osho’s presence, being with dying friends, letting go, trust and relaxation. "The essential point of the Bardo is the insight that [...]

Man is immortal

"Down the ages man has been searching to find how to conquer death. And in fact there is no need to search, because death is an illusion," says Osho

Not here – Alan’s choices

Phyllis Shacter shares a very personal story about love and courage - and her husband Alan's choice to die with the aid of VSED, voluntary stopping eating and drinking. Recorded at [...]

The whole existence consists of light

"There is only light, an immense ocean of light," says Osho.

Biocentrism – no death exists, only continual nows

The past, present and future are not absolutes, demolishing the idea of time as inviolable. Video about biocentrism.

Scientist concludes death is only an illusion, it is not real

Scientist Dr Robert Lanza says in his book 'Biocentrism', that death is an illusion generated by our consciousness. Furthermore, life does not end when the body dies, and it can [...]

Death is an illusion

Osho answers the question of a disciple, "Is there another way without death and insecurity?"

The Best Death

An ode for Swami Devopama, by Rashid

Infinite is the universe… and its mysteries and secrets

In the last part of this discourse, Osho continues to answer the question from part nine: "The inquiry of a man of the fourth plane changes dimensions..."

The Coffin Club

A video from a New Zealand group of seniors.

How doctors die – it’s not like the rest of us, but it should be

An article by Ken Murray, MD, published in Zócalo; "How has it come to this – that doctors administer so much care that they wouldn’t want for themselves? The simple, or [...]

The death of a parent

Working full-on as a painter in the Lao Tzu construction crew in Pune 2 to complete the Samadhi, Surendra narrates the circumstances that made him decide to fly to England to be [...]

The king who tried to escape death

"Wherever you go you will find death waiting for you," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

A brush with death

Allan searching for and finding ways to experience the ongoing bliss of the Buddhafield and profound acceptance of the facts of death.

Alan Watts Interviews Laura Huxley

A radio broadcast of Alan Watts talking with Laura Huxley about her biography of Aldous Huxley.

The Life of Death

A hand-drawn animation by Marsha Onderstijn.

Approaching Death

In 2009, Prem Sarito wrote this insightful essay for publication in Osho World, India.

My Day of Ashes

Excerpt from Arjuna’s (John Hogue’s) recently released book, ‘Nostradamus: Premonitions of 9/11’.

Celebrate Life – Celebrate Death

On the occasion of celebrated Indian classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai's death, Kul Bhushan reflects on Osho's vision about celebrating death as much as life.

Death Knocks in India

Deva remembers the time he almost lost his daughter Gyana.

Going From One Emergency Room To Another

Osho answers a question about death and the utter necessity to truly experience life so the conscious becomes more and more alive while the unconscious goes on dying.

Yes, We Celebrate Death Too

A video compilation.

Fear of Death

Osho on 'Death'

Vipassana’s Last Dance

A poem by Priya Huffman

Acceptance of Death

Alan Watts (1915 – 1973), the British philosopher, writer and speaker, on the necessity of accepting death (original audio).

Death Meditation with Veeresh

Veeresh leads a meditation to create sensitivity and awareness of one's own death.

Mystery and Reality of Death and Dying

Veetman explains what happens towards the end of our life-in-form, when the body enters the phase called active dying.

If You Accept Death, There is No Fear

I was telling you yesterday about one astrologer who had promised to work on my life's birth chart.

Mystery of Death

Article by Chaitanya Keerti published in The Asian Age on September 29, 2014

Death is the Greatest Mystery

Osho, I am afraid of death, yet at the same time it has an incredible attraction for me. What does it mean?

It is all oneness

A documentary filmed during the final weeks before Dr. Richard (Rick) Linchitz succumbed to cancer on May 13, 2013.

Death Dinners

Death dinners trending in the USA as baby boomers age.

Talking about Death

A cartoon from Maneesha.

Science and Consciousness

Anando suggests neuroscientists to experiment with techniques of meditation in order to understand mind and consciousness.

Bardo Is A Beautiful Process

Q: I've always been fascinated by the state of bardo as described in ancient Tibetan scriptures. Could you say something about this?