Tequila/Monk

Life in Relation to Death (book)

December 19, 2009

Geez, if you're ever interested in Buddhist thought on life and death, the super-small book "Life In Relation To Death" is a must-have.

Here are a couple of sample lines from this wonderful little book:

In enlightenment, death has no relevance to one's state of being. Enlightened realization is deathless ...

In the words of Emeril -- bam!

Is there anything else you really need to know? If so, how about this:

Buddhist masters see death not as an isolated event, but as one more change in a never-ending cycle of changes.

In the words of the old Batman series -- pow!

Besides lines like this, there is also an interesting appendix in the book that discusses how your body should be dealt with after it dies. To me, these are things you won't find in just any old Buddhist book.

I could go on for a while, but this book is only 86 pages long, and I don't to do the author a disservice and give it all away. In short, if those lines above appeal to you, I think you will like this book.

If you're interested in more details, here's a self-serving link to this book on Amazon.com:

 

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