Tag: death

11
Jul
2009

Rushing a Dharma Delivery

An Awareness Place (Well-being Centre) customer wanted to have a copy of The Daily Enlightenment Book 1 and 2 each….

27
Jun
2009

Procrastination of Happiness with Attachment

A Tit for a Tat (23) Tit: You should die happy… because you have done much good. Tat: I think…

26
Apr
2009

Before Time Runs Out

The battery in the clock runs flat before you know it, before you are prepared for it, before you learn…

13
Apr
2009

How to Live Forever

In ‘The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’, the first emperor of China (Qin Shihuang), after his conquest of the…

12
Apr
2009

A Piece of Stuck Vegetable

Pic: Dharma Hall at Kong Meng San After lunch, just before the next round of the Pureland retreat recitation, I…

06
Apr
2009

The Faceless Force of Karma

In the ‘Final Destination’ thrillogy (pun intended), you see ‘creative’ ways through which death creeps up gradually yet surely upon…

11
Feb
2009

Obituary : Death Verses

Jen: Your ‘imaginary funeral parlour notice’ [see below] is well written, seemingly depicting dying. Is it due to the way…

23
Jan
2009

Ending : Happy or Sad?

While selecting films for a Buddhist film event, we sampled some movies. A friend wondered why many of the shortlisted…

19
Jan
2009

Eternity : What Now?

The ‘Twilight’ or Dawn of Desire? http://buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=12,7673,0,0,1,0 What if you have the power of great strength and speed, and are…

09
Jan
2009

Adventures : Zeph Tales (22)

What’s the Meaning of Life? Once upon a time, there was a very small boy called Zeph, who wondered much…

08
Jan
2009

Suspension : What Now?

There is a full page in ‘Invincible: Ultimate Collection, Vol. 1’ (by Robert Kirkman) which seems to accidentally portray the…

07
Jan
2009

Extremes : Eternalism & Nihilism

In ‘Eternals’ by Neil Gaiman, Sprite the immortal utters this about becoming human – ‘I can even die – Do you…

03
Jan
2009

Karma : Cheat Death

In ‘Chickens with Plums’ by Marjane Satrapi is this recounted story where Azrael, the angel of death was commanded by…

03
Jan
2009

Meaning : Of Life

In the book ‘The Meaning of Life’ by Terry Eagleton is this passage – “… we are in something like…

27
Dec
2008

Perspectives : Organ Transplants, Euthanasia & AMD

Q: What’s your take on organ donations upon death? Some are against transplants in the first place, saying this is against…

01
Dec
2008

2012 : End of Days?

There is a belief spreading around, that the year 2012 is when the world either faces a major catastrophe or…

29
Oct
2008

Suicide : Of Ego

Japan Adventures (11) : Killing Attachment to the Ego We visited a temple where there was a room that once…