“Understanding Your True Self to Overcome Your Fear of Death”
[Translation from original article in Chinese – See bottom of this page for Chinese version]
Tags: transcend death, fear of death, the soul
April 15, 2015
by Editor Zhao Liang
There is a reluctance to touch the subject of death. Even though many people avoid it, it is an important issue of concern. On April 13, many people in the Bay Area were attracted to the audience to listen to Kelvin Chin speaking on "Overcoming the Fear of Death."
Overcoming the Fear of Death Foundation Executive Director Chin said people often tell jokes when they hear the word death. But what death is, no one can know clearly.
He said people have four beliefs about death. One is when the body dies, the soul dies. Another is when the body dies, the soul continues to exist, but we are afraid of what might happen. Then another is when the body dies, the soul continues to exist, but goes into a transition state. The last one is that the body dies, and then the soul continues to exist, and again goes through the cycle of reincarnation. He has found that the fear of death has many people believing the second belief. He said that since people do not know the future, this may often lead them to unhappiness because they have the fear of the unknown.
He hopes that through the establishment of the "Overcoming the Fear of Death Foundation," he can help those who fear death out of the shadows of their fear.
Chin's mother was only 50 years old when she passed away, causing him great sadness in his youth thinking about her life. He believes that life is to be lived in the present, lived fully, and that death is not terrible, not something to be feared.
In his view, the importance of knowing oneself in advance will help enhance the state of one's life on every level. This can happen through meditation practice, and as a result one may get 'past life memories' of past lives, and these memories will help them in this life to overcome various difficulties and hardships. …
更新: 2015-04-15 09:45:34 AM 標籤: 超越死亡 , 死亡恐懼 , 靈魂
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