Answer – Death is intervening sleep between two successive births while sleep intervenes between two waking states and both are transient “
The other side, heaven, after death phenomena has always been intriguing. People who have experienced death very close up, that is -near death Experiences have come back to share their stories giving us a glimpse of the world they traversed.
Not all of us may be able to experience enlightenment or have a Near Death Experience in this lifetime. However the events and stories that have been shared by all those who have experienced near death is phenomenal & helpful in many ways. The stories are personal transformative experiences which when understood help us to have a glimpse of what the spirit world looks like. They prompt us to focus on living in the present moment instead of focusing on lower level vibrations of fear, hate, jealousy etc
The experience of having witnessed the passing on of a loved one is an experience of awakening in itself. There comes a moment when all anxiety ceases. There is no more suffering. The final small, tiny moment where life is transformed to the next level is a deep experience. In dying my mother left behind a living lesson. All the attachment has to be let go at the end. There is nothing physical you can carry with you. Makes one ponder- If I could let go of the attachments now in this present moment so much the better right?
1. Continuation of the vibration of love seems to be a more common thread rather than an abrupt end to live.
2. They always prompt us to live life here fully and in the now.
3. To give our best without holding on to the thought of results or being attached. They teach us to love unconditionally
4. Live a life of purpose aligned to your core passions
5. They direct us to question How would I live if this was my last week on Earth? What would I do differently or what would I not keep doing?
1. The five people you meet in heaven- Mitch Albom: A beautifully written book, a best seller. A story of Eddie and his journey in heaven-Teaches about the stages of life one passes through and how each of our actions affect the next series of events
2. The first phone call from heaven- Mitch Albom: A story of how the phone call from heaven changes the outlook of people in a town in USA
3. Dying to be me- My journey from cancer, to near death, to true healing-Anita Moorajni. A true experience of Anita and what she experienced during the time of her death. Her message of love woven into the fabric of life is profound and touches the heart deeply. She highlights the way of living by letting go and taming the incessant mind activity. The message of living without fear gains a lot of importance when one sees that body sickness is a manifestation of fear
One of her quotes is:-
I have discovered that to determine whether my actions stem from “doing” or “being,” I only need to look at the emotion behind my everyday decisions. Is it fear, or is it passion? If everything I do each day is driven by passion and a zest for living, then I’m “being,” but if my actions are a result of fear, then I’m in “doing” mode.Moorjani, Anita .Dying to Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing
4. Proof of heaven : A neurosurgeons journey into the afterlife, Eben Alexander III MD: Dr Eben’s experience is compelling and rings true, it is validated by his vast scientific background. His experience which is so courageously share gives a pause to daily living in a rush and brings to mind the importance of the present moment. What is the experience I am having now is more vital than anything else
5. 90 Minutes in heaven: a true story of death and life, Don Piper with Cecil Murphy
7. Heaven is for real: A little boys astounding story of his trip to heaven and back-Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent- This experience coming from a child is an eye opener. The message of love and compassion that is key take away. There is a mention of heaven time and the love of Jesus for the children.
8. The Wisdom of the Overself- Paul Brunton – This book provides detailed explanation about death . One of the profound quotes he uses- “Nothing in the world perishes and death is not the destruction but only the change and transformation of things” irrefutable words inscribed on an ancient Egyptian papyrus
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