Prayers for the Dying

A beautiful collection of prayers for the dying.

Prayers, Mantras & Spiritual Lyrics

Prayers for the Dying

A MULTI-CULTURAL SELECTION OF PRAYERS FOR THE DYING

You would know the secret of death.

But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life?

The owl whose night-bound eyes are blind unto the day

cannot unveil the mystery of light.

If you would indeed behold the spirit of death,

open your heart wide unto the body of life.

For life and death are one,

even as the river and the sea are one.

In the depth of your hopes and desires

lies your silent knowledge of the beyond;

And like the seeds dreaming beneath the snow

your heart dreams of spring.

Trust the dreams,

for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.

Your fear of death is but the trembling of the shepherd

when he stands before the king whose hand

is to be laid upon him in honour.

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