Just Passing by
An American tourist went to Cairo, Egypt, to visit a famous sage. The tourist was surprised to see that the wise man lived in a very simple little room full of books. The only pieces of furniture were a bed, a table and a bench.
"Where are your furniture?", asked the tourist.
And the wise man quickly asked, too:
"And where are yours...? "
"Mine?", the tourist was surprised. "But I'm here just passing through! "
"So do I..." concluded the sage.
Remember death always.
Never forget death for a single moment.
Only death can keep you aware.
If you forget death you will become unconscious.
Life is a shifting sand.
Don’t make your house here.
Whatsoever you do will be undone by death.
Relax! Enjoy this eternal moment.
- Osho -
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