Horror of Death

“in horror of death, I took to the mountains–

Again and again I meditated on the uncertainty

of the hour of death

Capturing the fortress of the deathless

unending nature of mind.

Now all fear of death is over and done.”

-Milarepa

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~ by Scott Hamilton Peters on January 15, 2008.

2 Responses to “Horror of Death”

  1. This captures my experience in Decorah, after the blow to the head. 23, no job, and thinking that death was imminent, without a chance to live my life. My life had been intellectual achievement, and now no intellect. I found great comfort in the realization that intellect or not, dead or not, the mind would be unending.

  2. I find this very comforting.

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