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I recently lost a mother figure in my life.So when I was came across this book, "How We Die" by Sherwin B Nuland, a doctor himself, I pounced on it, hoping to find ways to cope with a loss. I didnt find answers to dealing with grief there, but another treasure lay waiting. "How we Die" is a marvellous narration of things we dont know but should know, because all of us will one day die.D book is not a dire warning about life. In fact, it is a reminder that death is a natural event, something that not only happens, but should happen to all of us.Ur death is a part of d order of universe.Isnt

Asked by cyrus irani, 27 Jul '08 01:37 pm
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Yes, even i had gone thru this phase in life when my dad passed away, i was just shattered n broken.......yeah its true v all have to die 1 day, the only thing v take along with us is our deeds, plz have patience n pray for her soul...
Answered by muskaan, 27 Jul '08 01:41 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by Sandeep Sharma, 27 Jul '08 01:38 pm

 
  
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Dear Cyrus, my mother was 89 year old when she died. She had paralysis for almost 18 years. Four years before she died, she told me once, It seems like my time has come. I looked at her and told her, No I dont think so. Why, she retorted. I told her she is not ripe yet. She asked me what I meant by that. I explained to her we do not pluck fruits unless they are ripe; likewise God also does not take us away unless we turn ripe and have that amount of sweetness in us which he needs for creating a new world. She lived for another four years. She was no longer afraid to die. When she died, she had a smile on her face.

All should know that we have come into this world to develop a kind of sweetness in us. God needs that sweetness for creating a new world. Therefore, we should neither be afraid to die nor grieve for those who die.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 27 Jul '08 07:13 pm

 
  
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I know and understand but still somehow its very difficult to cope with when a near and dear one passes away.
Answered by Mitali Choudhury, 27 Jul '08 01:43 pm

 
  
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Death is natural nothing to worry on it ,but we should be prepared for it ,make use of this LIFE RIGHTFULLY,
Answered by Nandu Kumar, 27 Jul '08 01:41 pm

 
  
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Yeah...
Answered by SANJANA RAVISHANKAR, 27 Jul '08 01:41 pm

 
  
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Thats circle of life for us sir......whatever is there on the planet needs to die,dissolve,disintegrate,destruct....to make room for the new.......and to let this very cycle of co-existence get furthered in the cosmos.
"Circle Of Life" elton john

From the day we arrive on the planet
And blinking, step into the sun
There's more to be seen than can ever be seen
More to do than can ever be done

Some say eat or be eaten
Some say live and let live
But all are agreed as they join the stampede
You should never take more than you give

In the circle of life
It's the wheel of fortune
It's the leap of faith
It's the band of hope
Till we find our place
On the path unwinding
In the circle, the circle of life

Some of us fall by the wayside
And some of us soar to the stars
And some of us sail through our troubles
And some have to live with the scars

There's far too much to take in here
More to find than can ever be found
But the sun rolling high throu ...more
Answered by shintsie, 28 Jul '08 09:43 am

 
  
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Yes it is reality of life
Answered by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 27 Jul '08 03:24 pm

 
  
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Most of the INdians know this deeeply
Answered by girish thakur, 27 Jul '08 01:41 pm

 
  
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Yes, universal truth.
Answered by Ramasamy Nehru, 27 Jul '08 01:41 pm

 
  
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