Maharishi's final words: "It has been my pleasure, at the feet of
Guru Deva, to take the light of Guru Deva and pass it on in my environment."
Source: Unknown; Taken 1-12-2002 Vlodrop, Holland
When someone dies, it is because at that point, their karma has become
insurmountable in the present body. It is not possible to understand
why death had to come when it did, and there is certainly no point in
assuming responsibility and guilt. The course of action was
unfathomable. However, especially for someone on the path of speedy
evolution, the transition is purely evolutionary. They go to the
celestial realms, or are reborn almost immediately.
When life leaves the body, it is the breath leaving, like transcending.
For one who has been accustomed to this experience for many years, the
transition is easy, painless and blissful, not catastrophic. Dropping
the body is like letting a bird out of its cage.
Grief is natural. At first when grief is deep and sharp, these emotions
of the family and friends allow the soul to feel that they were loved
very deeply. It is also natural that the grieving should taper off,
allowing the soul to feel that their passing was not a drag on the life
of their beloved ones, and that they are free to move on to their
destiny. It is important to feel positivity and support for the
departed soul wherever they be, because our attitude affects their
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
1-12-1917 (?) - 2-5-2008