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Death involves certain developments that weaken and extinguish life. It does not affect the Atma; the Atma has no death. It cannot be destroyed. Therefore, one should not fear death. Death is but another stage of life. However long one suffers from illness or however severe the injury, death can happen only when Time signals the right moment. When the yearning for living ends, there can be no more birth.
It is the same single energy (Sakthi) that activates all hands, sees through all eyes, and hears through all ears. In fact, all mankind is made of one divine substance. The human body, either in America or China, Africa or India, has the same components of flesh, blood and bone. The instinctive urges and awareness are common to all living beings. When investigation is done through scientific means, the truth that there are signs of awareness of life in stone and tree and metals can be demonstrated.
The Atma is a spark of the Divine. Its latent existence can be known
by inquirers. God is ONE. Whatever one's nationality, whichever religion
one professes, one can realise the Universal Absolute (Brahma) if one
masters the science of spiritual advancement (Atma Vidya). Faith in the
ONE God is the crux, the central point. Other beliefs, concepts and conjectures
revolve as the rim, on the periphery.