By Mark Mirabello
• Examines ideals from many various cultures at the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation; directions for having access to different worlds of the afterlife; how one could develop into a god; and the way ethics and the afterlife will not be attached
• Explores concepts to speak with the lifeless, together with séance directions
• comprises an intensive bibliography of greater than 900 assets from worldwide
Drawing on dying and afterlife traditions from cultures all over the world, Mark Mirabello explores the various sorts of lifestyles past dying 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 comparable to the booklet of Going Forth by way of 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 historic and glossy thinkers, together with scientist Nicholas Maxwell, the seer Emanuel Swedenborg, 1st-century Buddhist thinker Nagarjuna, and Greek thinker Euripides, who opined that we might already be useless and merely dreaming we're alive. He explores the trek of the soul via lifestyles and loss of life with firsthand money owed of the dying trip and notes that what's perceived as dying right here may very well be lifestyles elsewhere. He unearths how, in lots of traditions, ethics and the afterlife aren't hooked up and the way an afterlife is feasible even with no god or a soul. Sharing facts that awareness isn't easily a fabricated from the mind, he deals a robust rebuttal to nihilists, materialists, and the Lokayata philosophical university of India who think within the “finality” of demise. He explains how specters and ghosts are produced and provides concepts to speak with the useless in addition to directions for an out-of-body adventure and the entire strategy for a séance.
With an in depth bibliography of greater than 900 resources, this advisor deals complete details on afterlife ideals from the majority of cultures around the globe and all through history--a veritable “traveler’s consultant” to the afterlife.
Read or Download A Traveler's Guide to the Afterlife: Traditions and Beliefs on Death, Dying, and What Lies Beyond PDF
Best mysticism books
What's tantra? who's certified to perform it? How may still it's practiced? What are the consequences? in line with Buddhism, each man or woman has the capability to accomplish profound and lasting happiness. And in keeping with the tantric teachings of Buddhism, this extraordinary transformation will be learned in a short time if we make the most of all elements of our human power - specially the power of our wishes.
The name of Charles Taliaferro’s publication is derived from poems and tales within which anyone at risk or on a quest needs to stick with a twine or string which will locate how one can happiness, security, or domestic. in a single of the main recognized of such stories, the traditional Greek hero Theseus follows the string given him by way of Ariadne to mark his approach out and in of the Minotaur’s labyrinth.
Santa Teresa de Jesús (Teresa von Avila) feiert 2015 ihren 500. Geburtstag. Ein guter Zeitpunkt additionally, ihre Werke und die ihres Glaubensbruders San Juan de los angeles Cruz (Johannes vom Kreuz) in den Fokus der Aufmerksamkeit zu rücken. Nach einer kurzen Auffrischung der Geschichte Spaniens im sixteen. Jahrhundert und des breiten Themas „Mystik" im Allgemeinen bespricht Rosemarie wintry weather Lebensumstände und Werke von Teresa von Avila sowie die Verse des Geistlichen Gesanges von Johannes vom Kreuz Zeile für Zeile.
Printemps 2008 : deux femmes se rencontrent. L'une, Yolande, vit depuis cinq années une expérience indicible, basculement soudain, éternellement répété, de tout son être au tréfonds de l'Être. Cet état – ce non état – se manifeste par un silence extreme, un vide, une plénitude à l. a. fois si extraordinaires et si simples qu'elle n'a longtemps pas ecu de mots pour le dire.
- Meister Eckhart: Studienausgabe der Lateinischen Werke: Band 1: Prologi in Opus tripartitum, Expositio Libri Genesis, Liber Parabolarum Genesis (German Edition)
Additional info for A Traveler's Guide to the Afterlife: Traditions and Beliefs on Death, Dying, and What Lies Beyond