To a Grieving Friend

Dear chum, what can I say In this hour of your grief Except to share it, feel it As I am experiencing it raw Subsumed by the heart-wrench The wound threatens not to heal At the same time, what can I A man sans sons sans daughters Know how you a parent feels The memories, … Continue reading To a Grieving Friend

Attachment to Life

Why are we so attached to this life When in death we do not taste the absence of life. Do we not in sleep every night Die to this world we hold dear. It is a different matter We wake up again to the same world. Do we not also every night Dream up a … Continue reading Attachment to Life

Ramana Maharshi on Death

The following views of Ramana Maharshi on death are extracted from the book Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi, published by Sri Ramanasramam and available for free download here - News of someone’s death was brought to Sri Bhagavan. He said, “Good. The dead are indeed happy. They have got rid of the troublesome overgrowth … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi on Death