What is the difference between spiritual enlightenment and death?

Question by ?: What is the difference between spiritual enlightenment and death?
If enlightened man becomes a universal consciousness then dead man also mingle with universe when his body is buried.So what is the difference being enlightened and death?
Buddhists say that in Enlightenment there is no ego or emotion.After death of man he never feels ego!
So,why try to be enlightened when its automatically comes as death?
Or it taught because people don’t know(some know but they don’t have its heartful understanding) the uncertainity of life in earth?
Enlightenment lets you one into cosmos and naturaly death also?
Then,meditation for enlightenment is just a preparation for people who don’t know it?because human is very complex?
Many mystics said that its a experience.really what it is?
Why many people not enlightened even they do meditation?

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Answer by The Rookie
You are, in fact, answering your own question.
Could you meet death without fear, but with courage and understanding ?
Death, after all, is no stranger to us, for we have lived and died innumerable times,
Encountering one rebirth after another, in the never-ending round of birth and death.

Death is just another change in existence, just moving on yet again.
This is my defination of death.

The difference between Enligthenment and Death is the endless round of rebirth and death.

It is difficult to follow the way to Enlightenment, but it is more difficult if people have no mind to seek such a way.
Without Enlightenment, there is endless suffering in these worlds of life and death.

Those who seek the path to Enlightenment must first remove all egoistic pride and be humbly willing to accept the light of The Enlightened One’s teachings.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all,
One must discipline and control one’s own mind.
If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds,and
Wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind.
To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the
Guidance of wisdom.
As long as people desire Enlightenment and grasp after it, it means that delusion is still with them; therefore, those who are following the way to Enlightenment must not grasp after it, and if they gain nlightenment they must not linger in it.

When people attain Enlightenment in this sense, it means that everything is Enlightenment itself as it is; therefore, people should follow the path to Enlightenment until in their thoughts, worldly passions and Enlightenment become identical as they are.
This is the essence of Enlightenment.

Why many people not enlightened even they do meditation ???
Engaging in meditation does guarantee that a person will be enlightened.
Most probably their minds are still in delusion, not purified.
Meditation( Bhavana) has no religious basis, and it was introduced by Buddha during his time to help people developed their minds.
Without Bhavana we cannot achieve the aim or purpose of our life.
The purpose of life is to see an end to our suffering.
Meditation is the development of the mind to achieve the eradication of mental impurities.
Thus, we gain purity.

The purification of the mind is essential in the practice of Enlightenment.

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Don’t most religions focus on death rather than life? Why?

Question by shahbarak: Don’t most religions focus on death rather than life? Why?
The Greeks focused on life. Their art celebrated perfectibility, on Earth. Egyptians made art of daily life, but like the Judaic religions that grew from them (including especially Christianity and Islam), focus on death, and fear of it. Consider the shared emphasis on an after-life – and the Christian icons of a crucified Christ, frailty and bodily decay, Saintly martyrs etc. Isn’t it all rather glum and gruesome? Is that why the religious treat Earthly things with such destructive contempt? And utilitarianism, in contrast with protestations of “spirituality”.

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Answer by Kezia D
because that’s what some people fear

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What evidence is there for “nirvana” (liberation from death / rebirth cycle) in Buddhism?

Question by Tr: What evidence is there for “nirvana” (liberation from death / rebirth cycle) in Buddhism?
Buddhists believe that somehow a person’s actions in this life has an effect on whether he/she is freed from being endlessly reborn again (reincarnation).

What is the scientific evidence for this? In other words how, scientifically, can a person use their “karma” to influence exactly whether or not they are reborn again and as what??

Or is this whole nirvana idea to be taken by “faith” alone?

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Answer by Electr-Amish
so I have to be good to die forever? or be bad to live again? I like Buddism, but that can be picked apart in too many ways

I don’t get it

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Q&A: How might a Hindu devotee deal philosophically with the tragic death of his/her child?

Question by \(‘-‘)/: How might a Hindu devotee deal philosophically with the tragic death of his/her child?
In your answer, include the concepts of “karma,” “maya,” “lila,” “fate,” “dharma,” and “samsara.”

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Answer by Annnon Amous
you child was fated to die but will come back as another life form. Maybe a dove or a butterfly.

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Dylan Thomas – And Death Shall Have No Dominion

Video: Ron Fricke Music: Cliff Martinez Voice: Dylan Thomas Blendmaster: Heretic … And death shall have no dominion. Dead mean naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon; When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone, They shall have stars at elbow and foot; Though they go mad they shall be sane, Though they sink through the sea they shall rise again; Though lovers be lost love shall not; And death shall have no dominion. And death shall have no dominion. Under the windings of the sea They lying long shall not die windily; Twisting on racks when sinews give way, Strapped to a wheel, yet they shall not break; Faith in their hands shall snap in two, And the unicorn evils run them through; Split all ends up they shan’t crack; And death shall have no dominion. And death shall have no dominion. No more may gulls cry at their ears Or waves break loud on the seashores; Where blew a flower may a flower no more Lift its head to the blows of the rain; Though they be mad and dead as nails, Heads of the characters hammer through daisies; Break in the sun till the sun breaks down, And death shall have no dominion.

The classic 1963 radio dramatization, with Richard Burton as the narrator, of Dylan Thomas’s “play for voices”. From their dreamy dreams to their work-day gossip, this drama traces the lives of a group of villagers in a tiny Welsh seaport. Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea on 27 October 1914, the son of a senior English master. On leaving school he worked on the South Wales Evening Post before embarking on his literary career in London. Not only a poet, he wrote short stories, film scripts, features and radio plays, the most famous being Under Milk Wood. On 9 November 1953, shortly after his thirty-ninth birthday, he collapsed and died in New York city. He is buried in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, which had become his main home since 1949. In 1982 a memorial stone to commemorate him was unveiled in ‘Poet’s Corner’ in Westminster Abbey. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.