Tag: rebirth

23
Sep
2019

Repetition: Super Short Story #647

Repetition: Super Short Story #647 He repeated the following to himself:Repeatedly do only one thing –learn new lessons well,so that…

12
May
2019

Death Reflections #1

From: ‘How To Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life’ by Seneca, edited, translated, and introduced by James…

07
Feb
2019

Lives: Dharmagram #370

  Lives: Dharmagram #370 Or rather…  We have lived many lives  in many bodies  with many minds.  

25
Dec
2018

Cycle: Dharmagram #307

  Cycle: Dharmagram #307 In Samsara, after an up comes a down… thus the need for liberation from it all….

06
Jun
2018

Round: Dharmagram #127

Round: Dharmagram #127 Too many rounds and too fast on the existential merry-go-round becomes not so merry, even possible to…

30
May
2018

Update: Dharmagram #114

Update: Dharmagram #114 Work on updating yourself spiritually, even if it takes a while, but don’t restart many times –…

15
May
2018

Wellness: Dharmagram #97

Wellness: Dharmagram #97 Live well to die well. Die better to be reborn better.

30
Apr
2018

Cease Animalistic Karma

A slightly different book version found: 畜牲本是人来做, 人畜轮回古到今。 若不披毛并戴角, 劝君休使畜性心。 – 普庵禅师 Animals [including livestock] originally were humans, [who have]…

23
Apr
2018

Crossing: Dharmagram #77

Crossing: Dharmagram #77 Cross black and white  to get to the other side. Cross birth and death  to get to…

23
Apr
2018

Wake: Dharmagram #72

Wake: Dharmagram #72 When reminded of death, be it before, during and after WAKEs, may we further aWAKEn spiritually, to…

23
Apr
2018

Frankenstein: Dharmagram #71

Frankenstein: Dharmagram #71 The poignant epigraph of the ‘Frankenstein (The Modern Prometheus)’, the classic novel by Mary Shelley, is a…

12
Apr
2018

Assimilation: Dharmagram #59

Assimilation: Dharmagram #59 The movie ‘Annihilation’ is not really about destruction, but a deeper exploration about the nature of death,…

17
Aug
2017

Marks Of The Past

There were interesting detailed studies done on the links between birthmarks and past life memories by Dr Ian Stevenson from…

11
Aug
2017

Close Ones

Some beings we are close to in this life we were already close to in a previous life, thus the…

03
Aug
2017

Rebirthday Candles

Re-lighting candles for rebirthdays? Instructions say they will re-light on and on when blown ‘out’, till put in water. Sounds…

11
Jun
2017

Asian Sisyphuses

Of Asian Sisyphuses and human ostriches. The cure for cyclical suffering due to voluntary ignorance? Buddhadharma!

03
May
2017

Rebirthday

Me: Happy rebirthday? Amituofo :-] Friend: Journeying closer towards dissolution [of this life] :-[ Me: No no no… journey to…

13
Dec
2016

Break Free

Enlightenment is liberation from pointless cycles. (Picture: Joy on Demand)

19
Oct
2016

End Repeat Of Bad History

From ‘Mockingjay Part 2’, Plutarch Heavensbee’s letter to Katniss says, ‘The war is over. We’ll enter that sweet period where…

09
Mar
2016

Enter ‘The Matrix’ Here…

Unnerving… Humans have begun hooking themselves collectively into the ‘matrix’ of virtual reality. There will come a day when virtual…