Quotes on the Afterlife
Of course you don't die. Nobody dies. Death doesn't exist. You only reach a new level of vision, a new realm of consciousness, a new unknown world.
It is not all of life to live, nor yet all of death to die. For life and death are one, and only those who will consider the experience as one may come to understand or comprehend what peace indeed means
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
I can see your falling tears, I can hear your cries and prayers, Yet I smile and whisper this : -- "I am not that thing you kiss; Cease your tears and let it lie: It was mine, it is not I."
I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow
Death--the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come."
When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.
To the well-organised mind, death is but the next great adventure.
How do you recover from an extraordinary loss? Take stock of the loved ones around you. Hug them, love them, and cherish them. When you appreciate the joys in your life, it makes sorrow that much easier to swallow.
Death is one of two things. Either it is annihilation, and the dead have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from one place to another.
Die happily and look forward to taking up a new and better form. Like the sun, only when you set in the west can you rise in the east.
“Nothing really dies,” I told him. “It just turns into something else. Everything is always changing form. Do you remember the pumpkin that rotted into the earth in your garden? Tomatoes sprouted where it used to be. This bird will go back to the earth and turn into lavendar flowers and butterflies.”
A Lizard continues it's life into the wilderness like a human into heaven. Our fate is entirely dependent on our life
Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.
"People believe that death is a punishment from God rather than a natural progression, a doorway to other realities. By having such a grim perspective on death, they make it a fearful and painful experience."
No one knows whether death may not even turn out to be the greatest blessings of human beings. And yet people fear it as if they knew for certain it is the greatest evil.
Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
"It is important to accept that the human condition is temporary, fleeting. It's filled with pain and suffering, beauty, strange tastes, odors of death; everything that exists in the universe. Problems are created when one is so obsessed with his/her own death, when one is too attached to their life.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge, that myth is more potent that history. I believe that dreams are more powerful than facts - that hope always triumphs over experience - that laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death
I believe there are two sides to the phenomenon known as death, this side where we live, and the other side where we shall continue to live. Eternity does not start with death. We are in eternity now.
Even if death were to fall upon you today like lightning, you must be ready to die without sadness and regret, without any residue of clinging for what is left behind. Remaining in the recognition of the absolute view, you should leave this life like an eagle soaring up into the blue sky.
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
You live on earth only for a few short years which you call an incarnation, and then you leave your body as an outworn dress and go for refreshment to your true home in the spirit.
Normally we do not like to think about death. We would rather think about life. Why reflect on death? When you start preparing for death you soon realize that you must look into your life...now...and come to face the truth of your self. Death is like a mirror in which the true meaning of life is reflected
Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was, "Did you bring joy?" The second was, "Did you find joy?"
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience
Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing quietly through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other side, you keep walking, without the need to look back. No shock, no drama, just the lifting of a plank or two in a simple wooden gate in a clearing. Neither pain, nor floods of light, nor great voices, but just the silent crossing of a meadow.
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