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26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities
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26 life and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities

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We are in the last days of this age. Year 2013 is the turning point. …

We are in the last days of this age. Year 2013 is the turning point.

After Buddha Sakyamuni and Jesus Christ,Xuefeng (Deiform Buddha) followed Revelation founding Lifechanyuan to give the last course for human beings to learn and follow since year 2003 and before 2013:

That one is inexplicably brought into the world as a result of Karma is called birth and life; that one rushes about blindly and departs the world unjustifiably is called death.

Both birth and death are inevitable.By understanding death and life, one can cast off life and death.

Death is only a surface phenomenon. Behind death is the transmigration of life. Some people will return to the human world after death, some will becomeanimals after death, some will enter the thousand-year world, and some will go to the ten-thousand-year world. Only a very limited number of people will go to the Elysium World after death.

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  • 1. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ LIFE and death—a phenomenon puzzling mortals and laities—Section 26 of 40 Evidences Proving The Existence Of The Greatest Creator Xuefeng This earth sees the birth and death of a huge amount of animals andplants every day and every moment. Life and death is a universalphenomenon in nature. Everyone has embarked upon the journey to deathsince the moment of his birth. The happiness of LIFE and the sadness of death are the basic emotionsof mortals and laities. A family will be bursting with happiness at the birth of a baby and afamily suffering loss of a relative will be overwhelmed with extremesadness and grief. With the exception of the Jesus and Buddha Sakyamuni,who are so transcendental and free from vulgarity and have such great
  • 2. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯wisdom, few can escape from this enigmatic circle and understand the realsignification of life and death. The tragedy of life lies in the lack of enlightenment and in the inabilityto escape from the transmigration of life and death. For thousands of years, people have been seeking the way toimmortality. Modern medicine and science are also probing into the secretsof longevity. I wonder why people are so happy about life but so grieved atdeath. Seeking life entails endless troubles and seeking death brings infinitebenefits. What would the world look like if none of the plants and animals onthe earth dies, and if our great great great grandparents survive till todayand each family has a thriving population? Some will think, “It would be best if all of them die and all of ussurvive.” Well, suppose they all die and we all survive, see if we are better off.It would be OK as long as we can distinguish who “they” are and who“we” are. We must know at the same time that every one wishes the sameas you and me. Then in the end who are to die and who are to survive? Is it so good to live and so bad to be dead?
  • 3. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Take a look at human history, pay a visit to your neighbors, andponder over the question of what good there is to live and what harm thereis to die. Let’s forget about the time immemorial and talk about the time fromSakyamuni till present. How many people have lived a good life and howmany have died a bad death. Let’s take the examples in Chinese society. Antenatal training has beenprovided even before a baby is born. Abandoning the music of nature, theGreatest Creator, God, and Buddha, people spare no efforts to inoculate thefetus with the imperfect music of mankind. Immediately after birth, adultstry every means to provide the little babies with toys and cartoons insteadof having them got in touch with flowers, birds, insects, and fish in nature.Before the age of schooling, the children have begun their preschooleducation, learning piano, painting, kong fu, and dancing. They have noopportunity to bring their own instinct into play nor have fun in nature.When the children have just begun to know about the world around them,they will be burdened with heavy and formless pressures. In addition to theheavy schoolbags and the endless homework, adults spare no efforts to addextra education for them. Moreover, endlessly lecturing began to pout on tochildren: “You must be someone, you have to get full marks in exams,
  • 4. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯otherwise you’ll be lagging behind others!” “Child, I am doing all this only for your good! You must work hardand strive to become an excellent student. You must enter key middleschool and then qualify yourself for study at prestigious university.Otherwise, you will have no foothold in this society!” “Why are you so fond of playing, my kid? Look at Xiao Ming, she isso diligent and so promising. You must learn from her.” These and many more lecturing have left children at a loss. The hundred-meter dash begins with middle school. Students arepreoccupied with study and examinations day and night, teachers andparents are carefully supervising and urging, and the society is imprudentlypromoting the atmosphere of elites. As a result the splendor of humannature is inundated in the endless darkness. Will their college life be relaxing? The answer is no. The comparison between classmates for superiorityin terms of food, clothes, residence, and transportation is only a smallmatter if compared with the authoritative indoctrination in ideological fieldand the blind and unlimited pursuit of knowledge. College should be aplace to cultivate noble moral sentiments, but the majority of colleges arefostering the lively and natural men but the robots that have lost oneself.
  • 5. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ “We must bring honor to our ancestors, we must win glory for themotherland, and we must win credits for our nation!” The colleges havebeen fostering the narrow minded notions. What’s worse, some colleges and organizations are teaching studentshow to make their first fortune, how to rise in the world, and how to attracthandsome men and beautiful women to themselves. This is a worrisome era! The real distress begins with the graduation from the universities.There are a bewildering number of roads ahead. Which one shall I take?The unbridgeable gap between dreams and reality, the intangible conflictsbetween ethics and interest, the marriage, the houses, the cars, and theexpected splendid success—all these have put university students at looseends, which has fragmented the entirety of their spiritual nature to anunbearable scene.. If university graduates are like this, then those with no universityeducation must have experienced even greater conflicts and misery inmind. Marriage and having of a family does not secure one a harbor toshelter the storm. Heart-rending matters occur frequently, and it is onlynormal human feelings to support aged people and bring up children. Whatpeople cannot bear is the friction and “battles” between husband and wife.
  • 6. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯Birth, death, illness, and old age, departure, resentment, failure toaccomplish one’s desire, and transience—all the beauties of life have beenruined completely. We see people on the streets, each of them looking vigorous andelegant. But once we get to know their inner world, we will find every oneof them emaciated and fatigued. Many people in my neighborhood are rich businessmen. They all havevillas, servants, and limousines. Then they should be happy and satisfied,right? The answer is no. When I chatted with them one day, one of them said,“Actually if I have a million Yuan (RMB), I will be doing well in China.” Another person, as if he has heard the talking of an alien, taunted, “Amillion? What can you do with it? It is barely enough to buy and decoratean apartment.” Another said to me, “I heard you are writing a book, right? You are alittle old-fashioned. Don’t you know that in todays time you are everythingif you have money and you are nothing if you don’t? Make haste to earnmoney!” Yet another person (a woman) preached, “Nowadays money is God.How many copper coins is conscience worth?”
  • 7. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ I was overwhelmed, I shuddered. No wonder they grudge everysecond and every penny and regard money above everything else. I see the world is ruled by goblins, devils, and monsters? Am I wrong?Or am I the real devil? Or I don’t fit in with this world at all? I feel that lifeis suffering and human life is rightly a sea of suffering. “The sea of suffering is borderless, please return and repent forsalvation!” Return? What is “return”? Returning is death! Why die? For living is worse than death. How to die? Nirvana. How can nirvana be carried out? Self-improve and self-refine. How does one self-improve and self-refine? Raise consciousness and increase wisdom. What is wisdom? Wisdom is the supreme and complete understanding of life and death. How can one acquire supreme and complete enlightenment?
  • 8. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ By understanding what is life and what is death. Then what is life and what is death? That one is inexplicably brought into the world as a result of Karma iscalled birth and life; that one rushes about blindly and departs the worldunjustifiably is called death. Birth is accidental, is death inevitable? Both birth and death are inevitable. Since both death and birth are inevitable and individuals have nochoice and cannot resist, then why do we have to understand life anddeath? By understanding death and life, one can cast off life and death. How can one get rid of life and death? One can do so by reaching the realm of no birth no death. What is the realm of no birth no death? Elysium World is the realms of no birth no death. What is “Elysium World”? “Elysium World" is one of the 36-dimension spaces, namely theworld described by Jesus and Sakyamuni. Is there really such a world? Or is it only a tale?
  • 9. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Yes, there is, I am telling the truth. Then please demonstrate it to me. I can not, because it is another time-space, which is invisible to nakedeyes. The mirages that occur occasionally are part of “Elysium World”. Then there is no way to see it? Yes, there is. What way? By the spiritual sense. What is spiritual sense? A man has six sense organs of eyes, ears, nose, tongue, body and mind,which are respectively responsible for the six senses: vision, hearing,olfaction, taste, touch, and spiritual sense. Spiritual sense is the perceptionin everybody’s consciousness and a spiritual apperception. Why cannot my spiritual sense have such a capability? Because your spiritual sense is too dull. Why is my spiritual sense dull? Because it has been polluted. What has polluted my spiritual sense?
  • 10. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Your spiritual sense has been polluted by images in nature and thevalues of human society and your prejudices. Then how can I restore my spiritual sense? By awakening to truth. What is awakening to truth? Awakening to truth means getting to the bottom of a phenomenon. What is phenomenon? Phenomenon can be anything that we see through vision, anything thatwe hear through hearing, anything that we smell through olfaction,anything that we can know through our taste, and anything that we acquirethrough our sense of touch. According to you, there are too many phenomena. Yes, Buddhism talks about 84,000 Dharma Paryayas, but actuallyDharma Paryayas are unlimited. What is Dharma Paryaya? Dharma Paryaya is a means to grasp a phenomenon and find out theultimate essence of the phenomenon’s essence What is essence? Essence is something concealed, which causes the occurrence of
  • 11. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯certain phenomenon. Then what is the ultimate essence of essence? The substrate causing the essence is the ultimate essence. That is to say the Greatest Creator is the ultimate essence? Yes. How do we get to know the Greatest Creator? This book of mine can enlighten you on the understanding of theGreatest Creator. Oh, I see. What do you see? The birth of man is like falling into the sea of suffering and so it issomething lamentable. The death of man, however, is like being severedfrom the sea of suffering and so it is something delightful. Yes, but not entirely so. Why? Because death is not the final resting place. Why is death not the final resting place? Didn’t you say that man willenter the Elysium World after death?
  • 12. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Death is only a surface phenomenon. Behind death is thetransmigration of life. Some people will return to the human world afterdeath, some will become animals after death, some will enter thethousand-year world, and some will go to the ten-thousand-year world.Only a very limited number of people will go to the Elysium World afterdeath. So how can we feel happy if some people are even worse and aremore miserable than in the human world after death? Your preaching about preexistence, next world, and transmigration oflife is too inscrutable and incredible. How can we believe in something thatcannot be proved by science? Science is materialism. Science can not prove what is beyond thematerial world. But the universe is composed of material and nonmaterial.Science can only prove half of the universe not the other half. Take myconsciousness for example. How big is it? What color is it? How heavy is it?What shape does it have? Science cannot provide answers to these andmany other questions. Therefore you cannot completely negate what cannotbe proved by science. Then can you prove that man has preexistence and next world? Yes. One is the records about preexistence in history, which can befound in the literatures of many nationalities; another is the record of factsby International Near-death Research Institute; and the third is the
  • 13. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯descriptions by the sages and saints like Jesus and Sakyamuni. These are only legends, hearsays, or religious doctrines, and thus arenot convincing. Can you come up with something new? Yes, homosexuality is an example. The rule for the biological world isthat like sexes repel each other and unlike sexes attract each other. So whyis there homosexuality? And why the homesexual love can be so dear torisk one’s life? This involves the gender of his (her) preexistence. If a woman has apreexistence as a man, the inertia of biology will continue to play its roleand will incline her to instinctively like a woman instead of a man,although she has become a woman in this life. When she meets a womanwith the same preexistence, they will chime in easily and fall in love witheach other. In the same way, if a man has his preexistence as a woman, thenhe will still like man in this life. Instead of morbidity, homosexuality is a spontaneous instinct, whichmay fade away with the passage of time. In addition, there is a saying that “Rivers and mountains may bechanged but its hard to alter a mans nature.”. What is true nature? Andwhy it is unchangeable? Nature is the innate characteristic. When does nature come into being?
  • 14. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯From primary school? From the time of while in mother’s arms? Since thetime of an embryo in the mother’s body? Since the time of existence in thewomb? Or since the combination of the sperm and ovum? If nature starts from the time mentioned above, there is no question of“hard to alter a mans nature”. Then we can conclude that nature has started centuries before which issomething deep-rooted, unlikely to change in a relatively short period oftime. We can observe people around us or study on some special people.Then compare with the habits of some animals, we can easily figure outthat certain people possess original nature of certain animals. Thus we canconclude that such people may have been certain animals in theirpreexistence. For another example, for thousands of years philosophers and thinkershave raised the question “Who am I?”, but failed to answer. Who am I? Am I my family? No, because I am still me even without my family. Am I my clothes? No, because I am still me after I have undressedmyself. Am I my teeth? No, because I am still me after I have lost all my
  • 15. Chanyuan Corpus – The Greatest creator¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯teeth. Am I my hair? No, because I am still me even if I have become bald. Am I my eyes? No, because I am still me even if I have become blind. Am I my legs? No, because I am still me even if I am amputated. Am I my heart? No, because I am still me after organ transplantation. Am I my blood? No, because I am still me even after I have bloodtransfusion. Neither this nor that, then who on earth am I? Well, I am Tathagata. What is Tathagata? Tathagata is the essential origin, the consciousness (soul) that alreadyexists beyond the flesh and is enduring hardships in the world by living inthis "home” of my flesh. When this “home” of my flesh ceases to exist, Iam still there. All that I have to do is only to find another “home”. This isjust like crossing a river. I borrowed a boat, but I would give up the boatand go onshore after I have got crossed. Buddhism preaches that “An enlightened heart gives rise to insightinto nature, and an insight into nature secures Buddhahood”. If we haveunderstood this principle, we are already Tathagata Buddha. We will go
  • 16. Seek Truth from Facts, and Tell Truth¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯directly to “Elysium World” after death and don’t have to come to thehuman world to continue the hard time. Well, also much for the simple introduction of life and death. Mypurpose is not to consider something as it stands, but rather to make it clearthat the irreversible question of life and death is determined by the GreatestCreator and that life and death has its purpose and meaning. Without theGreatest Creator there would be no life, let alone the question of life anddeath. More information please go to site: The Kingdom of the Greatest Creator(God): Home without Family and MarriageFollow the guide of the Greatest Creator will be beneficial to humanity, Blessed by God and Buddha, ideal will come true. Come on, my dear friend! We are destined to be hand in hand in this lifetime Lifechanyuan, follows the Tao of the Greatest Creator, safeguard life, cultivate saints. The invitation from Lifechanyuan

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