Death of the Psychological Self

Palo Alto 3/25/12 1 MP3 Download 1 hrs. 52 min. $10.00

Usually we think of death as the physical end of life. But when we fear death, it is actually the death of the psychological self that we fear more than our physical end. In this expansive and lucid talk, Adyashanti reveals what drives our contractions around dying and helps us discover the liberation that comes in seeing death as part of everyday life.

Please Note: The talk and one dialogue from this download are included in, “Death—The Essential Teachings,” available as a combination DVD/CD album in the bookstore and as a download set in the Audio Library.

Topics Include:

  • Psychological vs. Physical Death
  • Death Is Always Happening
  • Wanting to Continue
  • Ego Is a Process
  • Fear of Ego Death
  • Freedom in Things Falling Away
  • The Link Between Life and Death
  • Awakening from the Inside

Quotes from this Download: 

“You can never disidentify with yourself.”

“Something is trying to survive that is actually dying.”

“Death is an intrinsic part of life, as life is an intrinsic part of death.”

“Nobody will ever completely understand you; when you really get this, something dies in you.”

Recorded in Palo Alto, California on March 25, 2012.
© 2012 by Adyashanti. All rights reserved.

Item #: CDA-295