When we experience the death of a loved one, the pain can be unbearable and we wonder if the sadness will ever leave us. We have handpicked the quotes that we feel are the most compassionate and will give some consolation in times of need. The song is ended, but the melody lingers on….
How wide are the horizons of the spinning earth! The moonlight leads the tides and the sun’s light will not be confined within the net of heaven. But in the end all things return to the One. The deaf and the dumb, the crippled and deformed are all restored to One’s perfection. – Hsu Yun
The whole created universe is made of living energy that moves and oscillates and shines. This boundless store of restless cosmic energy has terrible destructive power. It’s like an upraised thunderbolt: to petty ego’s fragile life, identified with little body, sense and mind. But if, transcending petty ego, all the world is known as life – as only living energy – then how can…
For those struggling in midstream, in great fear of the flood, of growing old and of dying – for all those I say, an island exists where there is no place for impediments, no place for clinging: the island of no going beyond. I call it nirvana, the complete destruction of old age and dying….