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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Understanding Death through Buddhism

The Closer-to-Reality Conference 2008 was held at Thean Hou Temple from 12/27-12/29. Sasanarakkha Buddhist Sanctuary organized it to “connect real life experiences with Buddhist scriptural understanding”. The conference was titled "Understanding Death and Beyond" and discussed issues such as...
  • When does death actually occur?
  • If I’m an organ donor, what will happen if I’m not really dead yet but my organs are being harvested?
  • Is there really an intermediate state between death in one existence and rebirth in another?
  • In a heart transplant, does the ‘spirit’ of the donor share the same body with the recipient who is experiencing a transfer of personality traits?
Read full article.

Photo from The Buddhist Channel.

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