While I thought that I was learning how to live,
I have been learning how to die.”

Leonardo da Vinci



 This, the eighth segment of The Art of Dying covers my gradual awakening to Buddhism as the path. I had just left the Sea Org for a second time and crashed on my ex-wife’s couch while assessing my life and current (bleak) prospects. But I did discover Buddhism, and I realized that they had known, all along, what I experienced in the fall of 1968.

I then headed up to northern Idaho where I continued to delve into what I now realized was the way out.

This segment contains the following fragments (a list of links that will change and grow with time):



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