Where will they scatter my ashes ~ Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Death has become a consumer product. Most of us do not contemplate the nature of death on a deep level. We don’t acknowledge that our bodies and environment are made up of unstable elements that can fall apart with even the slightest provocation. Of course we know that one day we will die. But most of us, unless we have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, think that we are in the clear for the time being. On the rare occasion that we think about death, we wonder, How much will I inherit? or Where will they scatter my ashes?


Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

from the book What Makes You Not a Buddhist


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