Learn to die while alive! What is meant by this?
To die before death means to rise (in meditation) above body-consciousness while alive. In actual death the silvercord, (which connects the soul to the body) and which is based on the reactions of the past that is broken. If you rise while alive, the silvercord is not broken – you have to return.
The question was put to Prophet Mohammed, “You and all the others have said the same thing: Learn to die while alive! What is meant by this?” Kabir said the same thing, Guru Nanak said the same thing. To this question all Masters say, “This death will not take you to the grave or cremation place, it will only just let you pass from the physical world into the beyond.” And then our angle of view will be changed and death loses its sting.
Sant Kirpal Singh
Extract of the speech "Man! Know thyself" by Sant Kirpal Singh
Subtitles in English and Portuguese.
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