Abhinivesa is clinging to this earth life
2.9 svarasavhi viduso 'pi tatharudho 'bhinivesah
Video 1: Will to Live
“The spirit is immortal. Will to live is an awareness of immortality."
Video 3: Dew on the Lotus
"The dew is on the lotus! Rise, oh great Sun!
And lift my leaf and mix me with the wave.
Om mani padme hum, the sunrise comes!
The dewdrop slips into the shining sea!"
~From the poem, "The Light of Asia" by Sir Edwin Arnold
Video 2: From Death to Immortality
"From delusion lead me to Truth, from darkness lead me to light, from death lead me to immortality."
Video 4: Summary
Lesson Nine Homework
Do you have your affairs in order?
What would you like to do on the astral plane and is it different to what you want to do on the earth plane? If so, why?
What would you chose as your last supper and why?
What one thing do you want to accomplish in this lifetime?
Do you have any regrets, and if so, why? What would you have done differently?
In the Kitchen:
Video 5: Noodles of Longevity
Lesson Nine Recipe
We cling to Life. We do not want to die. The recipe for this sutra has us cooking Noodles of Longevity to symbolize the message in this lesson.