"Death destroys a man, the idea of Death saves him."
Since ancient times, we have been reminded that our physical existence on this earth is limited. From Socrates to the Dalai Lama, we are admonished to practice dying, prepare for death. All of the major religions teach that this life as we know it is not permanent and that we should prepare for what comes afterwards. In the Hindu tradition, the belief is that a person's death reflects one's life. A well-known example is the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. After being shot in the chest three times and before he died, he repeatedly stated the name of Ram, the Hindu deity representing compassion, courage, and devotion to religious values and duty. As he died, Gandhi reflected the same compassion, courage, and devotion he had practiced during his life. He had prepared for his death.
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