altar wrote:I have actually had a hard time finding images of decaying bodies, especially human ones, on the web.
Thanks for advice so far... I went to a Barnes and Noble once and had a look but didn't buy anything maybe I should go somewhere to look again.
While the contemplation of a decaying corpse might be useful, especially with a skilled teacher, photos do not really drive home the reality of it all. What is missing is the gawdawful stench.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.
There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80
Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.
dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.