A Momentary thought (on Death)

A momentary thought… (on Death)

There will come a moment.. where you’ll fall and never rise again.. you’ll lay flat.. eyes closed..mind open.. sounds and sensations old and new.. experiences will flash past.. fast and slow.. faded memories of decades ago will dance..and voices nearby will seem far and strange.. where you are and were…will all blend..

There will come a moment.. as clear as crystal..and as thick as clouds.. loved ones will touch and stroke…and you will not care.. others you never knew will watch and tend to your frail husk.. air will flow in slow and stay.. pushing it out will seem so hard that it will be easy to hold it in.. every beat of your heart will slow.. aeons will pass between pulses..

Beings of dark and light will slide and slither over you.. and you’ll not care.. as you soul will hang by a thread of light between worlds.. your lifeforce will ebb… flutter of wings..tunnels and lights, faces of gods & goddesses you have dreamt of.. all will be there… in the blackness that grows..

you’ll wonder..who you are.. who you were… and all that has gone before.. that has brought you to this moment.. the most terrifying and thrilling moment of your entire life.. as you ease between the threshold between life.. and death..

..and finally.. it will come.. no words will pass your lips.. as you powerlessly pray and fade.. into the ultimate mystery that you have been running away from and towards.. this place..this time.. this moment that you have glimpsed so many times…every night.. and never remembered till now..
..and you finally do..

And your spirit passes..
from this world..
to…….?!

-Mani Navasothy

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One thought on “A Momentary thought (on Death)”

  1. For the past 2+ years I have fallen asleep thinking it may be the last …I settle myself…light a candle and go to sleep (don’t be alarmed…its a complicated magical journey that started over 2 years ago ..a story for another time 🙂 ). This came last night as I was falling asleep with a candle on my altar.. Not that I am preaching.. but every day we awake is a blessed one .. And for 2 years now, first thing I do open my eyes on an image of a God/ goddess nearby.. and then look at the Sun (if am in my tent). A simple internal Om, and a thank you to the divine…for Death will come to us all..but being alive is a good thing 🙂

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