What is death ?
Summary: Pause The Upanishadic story of boy Nachiketa that we started with, opened up a fundamental question, namely “what happens when we die?”. Actually, that was only a pretext. The main aim of this story, like all stories in the Upanishads, is to talk about ultimate truth and ways to attain that truth. But let us move systematically to that end, as the Upanishad does.