1977: Death Is a Perfect Insult
To confront death in Truth you must be humbled and confounded. The death of an other reminds you that in every moment you are principally confronted not by defined objects that are independent of you but by an indefinable process that includes you. The death of an other reminds you that sacrifice is the Way of Life. When you confront the death of an other, you are confronted by Mystery, or Paradox, and you are confronted by the demand for participation, or sacrifice, founded in the acceptance of the necessary Paradox, or Mystery, of existence.
Wisdom is such acceptance, and the participatory sacrifice is Love, or present Happiness. It is unobstructed feeling-attention in all relations. It is to dwell in the profundity that confounds all knowing. It is to resort to the presumption of absolute Ignorance as the Truth of your unknowable existence.
Avatar Adi Da Samraj
June 22, 1977
"Death Is a Perfect Insult"
Identification of the Beloved: A Talk Given by Adi Da Samraj on April 18, 1977, in which He describes the cycle of inevitable death of our loved-ones, and the necessity to fulfill the Law of Love.