Every human can live and die in dignity and receive a spiritual welfare corresponding to specific needs. We will also support you if you decide at some point to exercise your right to self-determined dying.
Outside the mind there are no things, but the eyes are filled with mountains and rivers.
Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God.
“Thou shalt! Thou shalt not!” is none of our business. We are politically and denominationally independent and are subject to the Swiss legislation. Please note the Swiss legislation concerning an assisted death. Please contact one of the following organizations:
The student asked the master: "Master, what is after death?" The Master: "I do not know. "Why do not you know, you are a Zen master!" Then the master replied: "Yes, but I'm not a dead Zen master!"
Since there are no compulsory and complex rituals for the spiritual welfare, we will determine its sequences in accordance with your wishes.
- Templestay: The Honora Zen Temple is open to everyone anytime who is sincerely looking for a place to reexamine life and death.
- At your place: We will gladly come to your place (home, retirement home, or elswhere) and reexamine together the transience of life and death.
- Self-Determined-Dying: The self-determined dying is marked by empathy above all, meaning we support and attend both the person wishing to die and that person's family members.
- Funeral: We will gladly help you to organize the funeral ceremony (with you beforehand or with your family). The funeral preparations give this phase a framework to consciously carry out and process this very important event.
Advice on Mind-Watching
Just awaken the mind and be alert. Turn your attention from the outside and radiate within. Let the awakening and watching be perpetually alive and bright.Cut off the three poisonous minds. Permanently melt them away. Close the door of the six Thieves entrance, so they cannot sneak in.Then, immeasurable, as the sand of the Ganges River, virtue and merit, various adornment, and dharma will be attained.Pass over the old beings and attain the holy result. A second could be a far distance away. Since enligthenment is between now and the blink of an eye, why should we wait for gray hairs?True Dharma gate is profound and bottomless, how can we talk of it at all? We have only been talking of a simple way of watching the mind to let it be seen a little.
Free Consultation! During consultation we reexamine living and dying from heart to heart. The dialogue takes place in a formal setting. Don’t hesitate to ask questions you normally don’t dare asking. Only through your determined and thorough examination of body and mind, worth and harmony can be formed. We are bound to professional descretion. The heart to heart dialogue during consultation is confidential.
After ten years of continuous reexamination of the words and actions of the wise and holy Ones in japanese and south-korean zen monasteries, ordained Zen Monk M. Reding founded, in mutual reliance with the clergy and laity, the Insopor Zen Academy in Switzerland in 2014.
Fee for the spiritual welfare
If you have any questions, please contact us via email or telephone and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Eremita Zen Temple
Zen Monk M. Reding
8840 Einsiedeln, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)78 408 10 89