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If 'I' will not die then what in myself is afraid of 'death' ?

asked 2013-03-05 07:24:43 -0600

Jatinder Pal SIngh gravatar image

If the soul doesn't die and have this knowledge because it has been through many 'deaths' already then what is there in myself that is afraid of the 'Death' ?

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answered 2013-03-05 11:03:15 -0600

Guruka Singh gravatar image

updated 2013-03-05 11:23:08 -0600

It is your ego that is afraid of death. Jivan Mukta is when your ego dies while your body lives. When we experience that, all fear of death falls away permanently and we see death for what it truly is, a magnificent illusion.

"Know the state of your inner being; meet with the Guru and get rid of your skepticism. To reach your True Home after you die, you must conquer death while you are still alive." (Siri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Ang 21.)

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nice answer babji

Nihang Gavinpal Singh Khalsa gravatar imageNihang Gavinpal Singh Khalsa ( 2013-03-05 11:20:38 -0600 )edit

Actually this bout of fear comes in again and again to me. I had this realization about my mortatility very early in childhood but since then I have not got over it. And now the skeptism has come along with it that whether there is anything after death or it is just that we cease to exist just as we began to exist at birth. I know Gurbani is full of hope and have many verse to say otherwise. I have found solace many times in these words of Guru. But this time even that is not working.

Jatinder Pal SIngh gravatar imageJatinder Pal SIngh ( 2013-03-06 07:27:49 -0600 )edit

Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It exists as matter or energy according to its frequency. One can be converted into the other according to the ratio E=MC2. When the body dies that energy previously contained in it continues to exist. It cannot just cease to exist....

Guruka Singh gravatar imageGuruka Singh ( 2013-03-06 12:21:10 -0600 )edit

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Guruka Singh gravatar imageGuruka Singh ( 2013-03-06 12:23:14 -0600 )edit

Thanks. But currently I am full of so many questions and thoughts and I am not being able to understand much. Could you please pray for me that Guru shows me the path and satisfies my inner quest.

Jatinder Pal SIngh gravatar imageJatinder Pal SIngh ( 2013-03-07 08:16:15 -0600 )edit

answered 2013-03-10 11:18:02 -0600

Nihang Gavinpal Singh Khalsa gravatar image

listen to this shabad oh soul and the poisen of your mind will be cremated! and destroyed link text


sloku ] (266-16) salok. Shalok:

inrgunIAwr ieAwinAw so pRBu sdw smwil ] (266-16, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) nirgunee-aar i-aani-aa so parabh sadaa samaal. You worthless, ignorant fool - dwell upon God forever.

ijin kIAw iqsu cIiq rKu nwnk inbhI nwil ]1] (266-17, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) jin kee-aa tis cheet rakh naanak nibhee naal. ||1|| Cherish in your consciousness the One who created you; O Nanak, He alone shall go along with you. ||1||

AstpdI ] (266-17) asatpadee. Ashtapadee:

rmeIAw ky gun cyiq prwnI ] (266-17, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) rama-ee-aa kay gun chayt paraanee. Think of the Glory of the All-pervading Lord, O mortal;

kvn mUl qy kvn idRstwnI ] (266-18, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) kavan mool tay kavan daristaanee. what is your origin, and what is your appearance?

ijin qUM swij svwir sIgwirAw ] (266-18, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) jin tooN saaj savaar seegaari-aa. He who fashioned, adorned and decorated you

grB Agin mih ijnih aubwirAw ] (266-18, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) garabh agan meh jineh ubaari-aa. - in the fire of the womb, He preserved you.

bwr ibvsQw quJih ipAwrY dUD ] (266-19, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) baar bivasthaa tujheh pi-aarai dooDh. In your infancy, He gave you milk to drink.

Bir jobn Bojn suK sUD ] (266-19, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) bhar joban bhojan sukh sooDh. In the flower of your youth, He gave you food, pleasure and understanding.

ibriD BieAw aUpir swk sYn ] muiK AipAwau bYT kau dYn ] (266-19, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) biraDh bha-i-aa oopar saak sain. mukh api-aa-o baith ka-o dain. As you grow old, family and friends are there to feed you as you rest.

iehu inrgunu gunu kCU n bUJY ] (267-1, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) ih nirgun gun kachhoo na boojhai. This worthless person has not appreciated in the least, all the good deeds done for him.

bKis lyhu qau nwnk sIJY ]1] (267-1, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) bakhas layho ta-o naanak seejhai. ||1|| If you bless him with forgiveness, O Nanak, only then will he be saved. ||1||

ijh pRswid Dr aUpir suiK bsih ] (267-1, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) jih parsaad Dhar oopar sukh baseh. By His Grace, you abide in comfort upon the earth.

suq BRwq mIq binqw sMig hsih ] (267-2, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) sut bharaat meet banitaa sang haseh. With your children, siblings, friends and spouse, you laugh.

ijh pRswid pIvih sIql jlw ] (267-2, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) jih parsaad peeveh seetal jalaa. By His Grace, you drink in cool water.

suKdweI pvnu pwvku Amulw ] (267-3, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) sukh-daa-ee pavan paavak amulaa. You have peaceful breezes and priceless fire.

ijh pRswid Bogih siB rsw ] (267-3, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) jih parsaad bhogeh sabh rasaa. By His Grace, you enjoy all sorts of pleasures.

sgl smgRI sMig swiQ bsw ] (267-3, gauVI suKmnI, mÚ 5) sagal samagree sang saath basaa. You are provided with all the necessities of life.

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dun dun adi sri satguru granth sahib ji

Nihang Gavinpal Singh Khalsa gravatar imageNihang Gavinpal Singh Khalsa ( 2013-03-10 11:18:30 -0600 )edit

answered 2013-03-05 11:38:58 -0600

Nihang Gavinpal Singh Khalsa gravatar image

miya holds every one back we can all say that we are ready to die but are we?

since i was a child my mother told me nmot to fear death as it will happen i listend and have kept that instil;led within my heart. but she has seemed to forget this teaching of hers. every day you must have in your mind that you will die the next so that you can give everything your all in this way you will suceed! your mind is still attached to the imperminant body and world which will always be destroyed. i suggest a theropy for you my freind. listen to these banis./ kirtan or chant theses shabads every day the famous: salok mohella 9 for forty days for half of these in english the other half in gurmakhi

so thats 20 days of the salok in english and another 20 in gurmukhi to instill the gurus message within your heart mind and breath

also recite raag jaijavantee mohella 9 it takes up one and a half pages of adi sri guru garnth sahib ji a quick and beutifull bani that gives realization hers the link freind. on ang 1352 to 1352 link text

hopfully this will help wahiguru ji ki khalsa wahiguruji ki fateh gurbarakal gurbarakal sat sri sat sri akal he akal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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