ARTICLES IN ENGLISH by Ingo de Jong

ARTICLES IN ENGLISH

The cycle of death and rebirth

Compiled by Ingo de Jong

It is the changing from the imperfect to the ever more perfect that we grow.

 

One of the laws of nature is that an entity or being cannot live forever. The child must die in order to become a man. So it is in nature, if the seed does not die the plant cannot come into being. Death is actually part of nature. However we fear death because we do not understand it. Birth on the other hand is not feared because it is already in the past, behind us. The objective universe itself is but a passing illusion on account of its beginning or ending, than both life and death must also be a passing illusion. In the Secret Doctrine death is mentioned as a change of state in consciousness.

 

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