An Existential Understanding of Death

A Phenomenology of Ontological Anxiety The ‘fear of death’ is a composite experience encompassing: (1) the abstract, objective, external, empirical fact of biological death; (2) our personal, subjective, emotional fear of ceasing-to-be —which arises from […]

03, Mar, 2013

Famous Last Words

“HAY RAM” Mahatma Gandhi “Is it not meningitis?” Louisa M. Alcott “Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.” John Barrymore (Actor) “Friends applaud, […]

19, Feb, 2013

Near-death experience

Near-death experience links The best on the internet A number of near-death accounts involve the experiencer seeing a “web” of light some form of connection of light that exists above the whole earth and called […]

11, Feb, 2013

Interesting Facts about Death

by Michele Baskin-Jones for Things to Ponder… When Mahatma Gandhi died, an autopsy revealed that his small intestine contained five gold Krugerrands. Interesting Facts about Death — From Your About Guide to Death & […]

28, Jan, 2013

Death and Dying

The Transition Called Death: Each of us must ultimately confront our mortality. For Hindus, this is not a fearsome prospect. We know we have been born and died before, and karma and reincarnation make the […]

26, Jan, 2013

Hindu View of Death, Dying and the Afterlife

What is the Eastern perspective on Death? What is this “soul” which never dies? What are the five bodies? What happens at the point of death? What are the inner worlds? What determines where one […]

21, Jan, 2013

Religious Views on Death & Dying

An Overview of World Beliefs Much of what we know and perceive about death and dying comes from our religious background. In fact, our attitudes about death are deeply connected with our views on religion. […]

15, Jan, 2013



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