death

Total Posts : 7 posts

Personal

Dealing with Death of a loved one

I had met him once.  In the middle of a spiritual sojourn. He had just moved from Minnesota to India. Moved? Yes. Because of your job? No, I have taken off for last 3 months. Don’t feel like doing something yet. “Wow! How is your family taking it?  Must

03 Nov 11 4 min read
Philosophy

Way To Go: Choose Your Death!

A few months ago, an accident during a trek in Himachal came to my notice. The victim was a 70 plus year old experienced mountaineer. The circumstances were something like this: The group comprised an experienced but aged lot of British/European mountaineers who were to trek somewhere in Himachal.

20 Nov 10 2 min read
Religion

Death Rituals in Hinduism

In the last week, I performed the last rites of my Mother. Since most of us were not much knowledgeable in the sequence and the process, and nothing was available on the net, we had to keep on asking. Here is how we did and the notes on various steps,

02 Jan 10 6 min read

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