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Re: Second death

May 12, 1998 04:25 PM
by Dr A M Bain

Pam Giese <> writes
>To borrow another Christian metaphor, the time spent in second
>death is sometimes called "the dark night of the soul" --that time of
>absence and abandonment where previous pleasure and contentment are
>remembered as only illusionary and meaningless.  One can spend a lifetime
>in the bardo-like death state, clinging on the meaningless actions and
>outer shells.  Or one can let the final threads of the old self fall away
>and allow a new birth to take place.  With new birth comes the a new
>awareness of love and oneness with the absolute.

I was wondering if someone would offer this kind of perspective.
Thanks Pam!

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