By Mark Mirabello
• Examines ideals from many alternative cultures at the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation; directions for having access to the several worlds of the afterlife; how one could develop into a god; and the way ethics and the afterlife is probably not attached
• Explores thoughts to speak with the lifeless, together with séance directions
• contains an in depth bibliography of greater than 900 assets from around the globe
Drawing on loss of life and afterlife traditions from cultures all over the world, Mark Mirabello explores the various varieties of life past demise and every tradition’s directions to entry the afterlife. He examines ideals at the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation and knowledge from Books of the useless corresponding to the ebook of Going Forth through Day from Egypt, the Katha Upanishad from India, the Bardo Thodol from Tibet, the Golden Orphic pills from Greece, Lieh Tzu from China, and Heaven and its Wonders and Hell from issues Heard and Seen from 18th-century Europe.
Considering the query “What is Death?” Mirabello offers solutions from quite a lot of old and smooth thinkers, together with scientist Nicholas Maxwell, the seer Emanuel Swedenborg, 1st-century Buddhist thinker Nagarjuna, and Greek thinker Euripides, who opined that we may perhaps already be useless and purely dreaming we're alive. He explores the trek of the soul via existence and loss of life with firsthand money owed of the loss of life trip and notes that what's perceived as loss of life right here may very well be lifestyles elsewhere. He unearths how, in lots of traditions, ethics and the afterlife aren't attached and the way an afterlife is feasible even and not using a god or a soul. Sharing proof that realization isn't really easily a fabricated from the mind, he bargains a robust rebuttal to nihilists, materialists, and the Lokayata philosophical institution of India who think within the “finality” of loss of life. He explains how specters and ghosts are produced and provides suggestions to speak with the useless in addition to directions for an out-of-body adventure and the entire approach for a séance.
With an intensive bibliography of greater than 900 resources, this advisor deals finished details on afterlife ideals from the majority of cultures worldwide and all through history--a veritable “traveler’s consultant” to the afterlife.
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