The above image, according to Masaru Emoto, who died peacefully at his home with his wife by his side only one day ago, is the frozen, crystallized version of the final word he is reported to have uttered, “Narigato” — “Thank you.”
Emoto was the person who discovered that water responds to human consciousness and language. The visual beauty and harmony in “Thank you,” for example, is echoed in another word, “Love,” and deeply contrasts with the discordant, chaotic signature of words such as “I hate you.”
This afternoon I was reading an article, by James Parker, about another beautiful soul who died recently, Robin Williams, in the November 2014 issue of The Atlantic, the first two sentences of which were so breathtakingly beautiful that I read them twice, savoring each word. I’m intensely grateful to be able to share this passage with you here:
“Death, if we are loved at all in this world, is a centrifuge: at the moment of cessation it throws our essence outward, and further outward, scattering us abroad with supernatural force and largesse. And in the hearts that receive these essential shards or sparks we are, for a short time, revealed — who we really were, what we really meant.”
In the case of Masaru Emoto, I have a feeling that those shards are lodged permanently within our hearts, opening them to each other and to the natural world that cries out its longing for our communion.
For a beautiful tribute to this pioneer in understanding the universal resonance of our inner states, feelings, and voices, see this:
He used to say, “Life is LOVE which is a gift from God and parents, and DEATH is gratitude for going to a new dimension.” So now he is in another dimension and continues to look over us warmly with love and gratitude.