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Adventures in the Afterlife - William Buhlman

Adventures in the Afterlife – William Buhlman

Adventures in the Afterlife is a powerful journey of spiritual awakening; a bold quest for answers and enlightenment. The old assumptions of heaven are confronted and an expansive new vision of our continuing life is presented. After being diagnosed with cancer, William Buhlman, author of Adventures Beyond the Body, pursued answers to the mysteries of our existence after death. Confronting his mortality, he experienced profound insights into what lies beyond our physical body. Our journey ...
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Beyond the threshold: afterlife beliefs and experiences in world religions - Christopher M. Moreman

Beyond the threshold: afterlife beliefs and experiences in world religions – Christopher M. Moreman

In every culture throughout history, people have asked the same fundamental question about what will happen to them when they die. From the underworld to the light at the end of the tunnel, beliefs and experiences of death abound. And even though we cannot know for sure what happens to us after death, our understanding of the afterlife can have a profound impact on how we live. Beyond the Threshold is the first book to ...
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Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism - Jacqueline I. Stone, Mariko Namba Walter

Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism – Jacqueline I. Stone, Mariko Namba Walter

For more than a thousand years, Buddhism has dominated Japanese death rituals and concepts of the afterlife. The nine essays in this volume, ranging chronologically from the tenth century to the present, bring to light both continuity and change in death practices over time. They also explore the interrelated issues of how Buddhist death rites have addressed individual concerns about the afterlife while also filling social and institutional needs and how Buddhist death-related practices have ...
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