Download PDF by Mark Mirabello: A Traveler's Guide to the Afterlife: Traditions and Beliefs

By Mark Mirabello

ISBN-10: 1620555972

ISBN-13: 9781620555972

A grand survey of the world’s demise and afterlife traditions all through background

• Examines ideals from many various cultures at the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation; directions for gaining access to different worlds of the afterlife; how one may well turn into a god; and the way ethics and the afterlife will not be hooked up

• Explores options to speak with the useless, together with séance directions

• contains an intensive bibliography of greater than 900 assets from all over the world

Drawing on loss of life and afterlife traditions from cultures world wide, Mark Mirabello explores the various kinds of life 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 equivalent to the booklet of Going Forth through Day from Egypt, the Katha Upanishad from India, the Bardo Thodol from Tibet, the Golden Orphic drugs 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 presents solutions from a variety of historic 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 could already be useless and simply dreaming we're alive. He explores the trek of the soul via lifestyles and loss of life with firsthand bills of the dying trip and notes that what's perceived as dying the following may very well be lifestyles in other places. He unearths how, in lots of traditions, ethics and the afterlife aren't attached and the way an afterlife is feasible even with out a god or a soul. Sharing proof that realization isn't easily a made of the mind, he deals a robust rebuttal to nihilists, materialists, and the Lokayata philosophical tuition of India who think within the “finality” of dying. He explains how specters and ghosts are produced and gives thoughts to speak with the lifeless in addition to directions for an out-of-body adventure and the entire method for a séance.

With an in depth bibliography of greater than 900 resources, this consultant bargains complete info on afterlife ideals from nearly all of cultures worldwide and all through history--a veritable “traveler’s consultant” to the afterlife.

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