Meditating on death brings meaning and purpose to our life and helps to avoid wasting time on trivial pursuits.
Imagining our death prepares our mind for death and helps us make our life meaningful while alive.
Seeing that death is definite and lifespan uncertain reflecting on the eight worldly concerns can help to see what is really important and meaningful.
Meditating on death to make life more meaningful and the two meditations to use: the nine-point death meditation and imagining one’s own death.
The purpose of remembering death is to help make life meaningful and motivate practice not to create panic or fear.
Meditations on death. How remembering death give us an incentive to practice.
The importance and benefits of contemplating death, complemented by explanation of the nine-point death meditation.
Venerable Thubten Chodron explores conventional and ultimate reality within the context of her mother’s recent death.
An in-depth look at the lower realms, the causes for rebirth there, and the benefits of contemplating them.
Explanation of the gross and subtle impermanence, and followed by detailed instruction on how to meditate on our own and others’ deaths.