In the final blogpost of our mini series we’ll explore the concept of everlasting life through our own perception. How can we experience birth, death and life itself?
We will look here into some of the many methods of directly experiencing death and ongoing life to find the answers to our question: does death really end one’s life?
NDE – Near Death Experiences
It has been reported from individuals who found themselves suddenly dying i.e. in a car accident, on the surgeons table in the hospital, or while attempting to take their lives, that they were observing their own body ‘from above’ and detaching from it while going ‘through a tunnel’. In this so called ‘near death experience’ one was able to think and see and to come to rational conclusions, i.e. that they’re watching their own death. Some say they felt they were floating and watching the accident scene, others were seeing a silver cord connected to their bodies, and some were enjoying to go somewhere they’ve never been before, happy not to feel any pain any more. Professor Bruce Greyson, the world’s leading expert on near-death experiences, says ‘that death is not the end, and more important than that, what happens after death is not something to be afraid of.’
OBE – Out of Body Experience
In the 1980th it became a desirable goal in some new age groups to have OBE’s: an experience to leave the body and travel somewhere without dying, and then coming back into the body and remembering any detail of the journey: also called Astral-travelling.[Read more…] about A Matter of Life and Death – Part 3