Our Dance in Death and Birth

Dancing in death and birth

Death – and birth, being born and dying, are the mysteries of life.

But no matter how we try to capture the mysteries of death and birth, there is always something that we miss to understand. Of course, it is too complex to understand for our mind, and our Truth knows that there are no coincidence in life.


I have just lost two of my friends because they died in a silly road accident in this country. I said silly, because it is just so unlikely. The event is just so out of the ordinary. It is like the Universe conspire to take them out of this life this way.

They are my supporters in my current difficult moment, and they have been trying to help in a way they can. So this weekend, one day I spent time with (one of) them, and the next day,  puff, gone. The mystery of death and birth doesn’t stop there. We have our own path. Our mind cannot explain the coincidence of the chains of events, how if one thing would be different, it might have change the whole picture. How us – human beings – connect and meet one another is some normal situation, which in the end proven to be crucial to the next life events.

Death and birth according to Buddha:

The Universe and its inhabitants are as ephemeral as the clouds in the sky;

Beings being borns and dying are like a spectacular dance or drama show.

The duration of our lives is like a flash of lightning or a firefly’s brief twinkle;

Everything passes like the flowing waters of a steep waterfall.

The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to us. 

said the scientist Neil deGrasse Tysson.  So I told my mind to stop trying to understand, and turn into my Self to feel all universal connection. We are just dancing. Just dancing in this universe, facing birth and death and being home in between. My two friends are just doing their dance. For the rest of us, be strong.