I will check them out. I appreciate your words. I guess I was frustrated with
other zen groups, where I only received vague platitudes and rhetorical
questions along the lines of "why be afraid of death?" Which I understand but
have a problem implementing.
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Rose P <things_r...@...> wrote:
> Hi DP
> I've read your posts and the replies you've gotten with interest. I don't
> have much information, zen wise,Â to offer with regards death and the fear of
> it, although I do *get* where you're coming from. Some of the others will
> hopefullyÂ post on this subject perhaps. What I have found extremely useful
> is the site www.dharmaseed.org. I try to listen to at least one talk a day.
> In terms of repetitive, troublesomeÂ thoughts, there are some fairly good
> talks given by a teacher called Gloria Ambrosia. I've only been using the
> site for a month or so, so I'm sure there's a wealth of other stuff on there
> that could be checked out, and might be of some use.
> Take care,
> --- On Sun, 8/29/10, DP <dave.dplat...@...> wrote:
> From: DP <dave.dplat...@...>
> Subject: [Zen] Death
> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Sunday, August 29, 2010, 2:59 PM
> ARe there any good meditations I can do which helps me deal with my fear of
> death? I just finished Thich Nhat Hanh's No Death No Fear, and I liked it,
> but I feel such a hard time getting around the idea of continuance - it's too
> much for my materialist mind. So maybe I need a different tack...
> How do I confront the reality of death with the aim towards lessening my fear
> of this?
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