Tag: "dying"

How Free Are We in Our Choices? – Ep 80

In this podcast Professor Thurman explains how freedom in our choices depends on whether we are living consciously or unconsciously. There is no such thing as “meant to be”, however, each action brings about a particular result. For example, being a victim of circumstances — Professor Thurman continues — can be seen as a result… Read more »

The Art of Dying – Ep 37

Death is just like going to sleep.. And then we are going to wake up. The way, in which we wake up, has to do with how we have lived today. In this podcast Professor Thurman offers a discourse on the topic of death and dying: what is happening, when we die, what follows it?… Read more »

The Truth of Bliss: Bob Thurman Podcast

No sane person fears nothingness. It might be boring. It might not be delightful. But at least it should be restful, peaceful, and painless. And relative to all the troubles of wakefulness, it is pleasant and much sought after by every one of us. The Sleep of Death: New Situations for Consciousness What we do… Read more »

Rebirth Stories – Ep8

Professor Thurman discusses the process of dying, death and rebirth, and the relationship we have with this process as compared with the relationship we ought to have with it. He further discusses the relationship that both Christianity and Materialism have with the idea of rebirth and shares some amusing and insightful anecdotes. This episode is… Read more »

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The so-called “Tibetan Book of the Dead” has been renowned for centuries as a classic of Buddhist wisdom and religious thought. More recently, it has become highly influential in the Western world for its psychological insights into the processes of death and dying — and what they can teach us about the ways we live our… Read more »