Akiane Kramarik (Updated)

Akiane Kramarik (Updated)

Apr 17

Akiane Kramarik is a child prodigy who paints and writes poetry. Featured on television programs such as “Oprah”, Kramarik (born July 9, 1994) has gained worldwide attention. According to Kramarik, her art is inspired by her visions of heaven, and her personal connection with the God. Kramarik’s art depicts life, landscape, and people…

Movie: ‘Heaven Is For Real’ (Updated)

Movie: ‘Heaven Is For Real’ (Updated)

Apr 15

Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, “Heaven is for Real” brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The film stars Academy Award nominee and Emmy award winning actor Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and co-stars Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, the real-life couple whose son Colton (newcomer Connor Corum) claims to have visited Heaven during a near-death experience. Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth … things he couldn’t possibly know. Todd and his family are then challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event. Randall Wallace of “Brave Heart” fame is the writer/director. The movie premiers April 16th, 2014.

The Ghosts of Japan’s 2011 Tsunami (Updated)

The Ghosts of Japan’s 2011 Tsunami (Updated)

Apr 13

Excerpt: “Reverend Kaneda exorcised 25 spirits from Rumiko Takahashi. They came and went at the rate of several a week. All of them, after the wartime sailor, were ghosts of the tsunami. For Kaneda, the days followed a relentless routine. The telephone call from Rumiko would come in the early evening; at nine o’clock her fiancé would pull up in front of the temple and carry her out of the car. As many as three spirits would appear in a single session. Kaneda talked to each personality in turn, sometimes over several hours: he established their circumstances, calmed their fears and politely but firmly enjoined them to follow him towards the light. Kaneda’s wife would sit with Rumiko; sometimes other priests were present to join in with the prayers. In the early hours of the morning, Rumiko would be driven home. ‘Each time she would feel better, and go back to Sendai, and go to work,’ Kaneda told me. ‘But then after a few days, she’d be overwhelmed again.’ Out among the living, surrounded by the city, she would become conscious of the dead, a thousand importunate spirits pressing in on her and trying to get inside…”

Lorna Byrne: Angels Among Us (Updated)

Lorna Byrne: Angels Among Us (Updated)

Apr 09

“There are angels among us.” — Reported by thousands of people around the world, including near-death experiencer Lorna Byrne…

NHNE’s NDE ‘Formula’ Newsletter Premiers Monday (Updated)

NHNE’s NDE ‘Formula’ Newsletter Premiers Monday (Updated)

Apr 07

The first issue of NHNE’s NDE Formula Newsletter premiers Monday, April 7th. This cutting-edge newsletter will focus on “The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth” and how we can use the profound truths presented in near-death experiences to transform our personal and collective lives. If you are interested in receiving this free online publication, click here to sign up…

New Book Series: ‘The Alchemy of Dreams’

New Book Series: ‘The Alchemy of Dreams’

Apr 07

David Sunfellow writes: “Let me cut to the chase: Wesley Wyatt is the most skilled person I know at dream work and dream interpretation. His abilities with dreams arise out of a lifetime of working with his dreams and the dreams of others. I know because I’m his brother. We not only learned how to work with our dreams together, but we have spent four decades sharing dreams and honing our skills. Whether you are someone new to dreams and dream work, or a seasoned veteran, everyone can benefit from the treasures my brother has collected over the years. Do yourself a favor. Buy his books. And then buy a few copies to share with those you love. While we are all born with angelic companions, in the form of dreams, only those who actually know how to work with these powerful, magical forces can make the most of their gifts. My brother can show you how to tap the same forces that have guided, protected, healed, and inspired many of humankind’s most celebrated dreamers. The Alchemy of Dreams, in other words, are spiritual dynamite. These books contain pearls of great price that can make everything better, deeper, healthier, happier.”

Version 3.0 of ‘The Formula’ Now Available

Version 3.0 of ‘The Formula’ Now Available

Apr 03

Version 3.0 of “The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth” includes a major overhaul of both the chart and worksheet. In addition, eight new sub categories have been added to The Formula’s 12 main sections. The wording on several existing sub categories has also been improved…

When Loved Ones & Friends Pass From This World To The Next

When Loved Ones & Friends Pass From This World To The Next

Apr 03

Many people suffer terribly when a family member or dear friend passes from this world to the next. If you are looking for something to ease your pain and/or lift the pain of another, here are a few resources to explore and possibly share…

Judy & Bill Guggenheim on After Death Communications

Judy & Bill Guggenheim on After Death Communications

Apr 03

Judy and Bill Guggenheim discuss their work with after death communications. They are authors of the best-selling book “Hello From Heaven,” which includes more than 350 accounts of after death communications…

NDEs Absolutely, Positively NOT Caused By Malfunctioning Brains (Updated)

NDEs Absolutely, Positively NOT Caused By Malfunctioning Brains (Updated)

Mar 28

While many “experts” continue to suggest that malfunctioning brains produce near-death experiences, the evidence is now overwhelming that this is not the case…

New Book: ‘The Wisdom of Near-Death Experiences’ (Updated)

New Book: ‘The Wisdom of Near-Death Experiences’ (Updated)

Mar 28

This book considers a wide range of experiences of dying patients that Dr. Sartori has encountered during her nursing career. It focuses on the near-death experiences (NDEs) of patients Dr. Sartori has nursed as well as the hundreds of cases of people who have contacted her over the years. Many people take NDEs at surface value and are mis-informed about the full extent of this highly complex phenomenon. This book examines all aspects of the NDE and Dr. Sartori emphasizes that by pathologising the NDE we are missing out on very important insights which can empower us to live fulfilled and meaningful lives…

NDEs & Hell

NDEs & Hell

Mar 21

“As with heaven, there are various hell realms witnessed by near-death experiencers. We can even see many manifestations of hell right here in the physical realm. There are people in prison, in the Bahamas, in mental institutions, universities, skid row, palaces, crack houses, all kinds of life situations. While hell realms can be seen outside all around the world as a manifestation of an inner hell within humans, hell realms in the spirit world are an even greater manifestation of inner hell within humans. Near-death accounts show that the hell realms in the spirit world are actually the spiritual/mental manifestations of spiritual conditions that humans create within themselves while on Earth.”

– NDE Researcher Kevin Williams

The Shared Crossing Project

The Shared Crossing Project

Mar 13

The Shared Crossing Project’s mission is to raise awareness and educate people about the profound and healing experiences available to the dying and their loved ones…

TEDx: Martha Atkins on Deathbed Experiences

TEDx: Martha Atkins on Deathbed Experiences

Mar 13

Those who work with the dying are familiar with patients seeing long deceased loved ones, angelic beings, even hearing music and comforting voices as the patient nears death. Deathbed phenomena have been documented in the days, weeks, and months before death since the 1500s. Often confused with hallucinations, deathbed phenomena can bring comfort to patients and caregivers if those involved know what they are experiencing. Death and dying expert Martha Atkins discusses the deathbed phenomena and shares accounts from the dying and bedside witnesses…

All About Emanuel Swedenborg

All About Emanuel Swedenborg

Mar 08

All about Emanuel Swedenborg. “People who have had near-death experiences peek through the door of the after-life, but Swedenborg explored the whole house.” — Kenneth Ring, founder of International Association for Near Death Studies (IANDS)

Quote: John Muir

Quote: John Muir

Mar 06

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”

– John Muir

Demonic Possession & Exorcism (Updated)

Demonic Possession & Exorcism (Updated)

Feb 24

Pulse resource page on demonic possession and exorcism…

New Book: ‘The Boy Who Died and Came Back: Adventures of a Dream Archaeologist in the Multiverse’

New Book: ‘The Boy Who Died and Came Back: Adventures of a Dream Archaeologist in the Multiverse’

Feb 23

Expand your sense of reality and confirm that there is life beyond death and in other dimensions of the multiverse. Moss describes how he lived a whole life in another world when he died at age nine in a Melbourne hospital and how he died and came back again, in another sense, in a crisis of spiritual emergence during midlife. As he shares his adventures in walking between the worlds, we begin to understand that all times — past, future, and parallel — may be accessible now. Moss presents nine keys for living consciously at the center of the multidimensional universe, embracing synchronicity, entertaining our creative spirits, and communicating with a higher Self…

Shamanism (Updated)

Shamanism (Updated)

Feb 23

Pulse Resource Page on Shamanism…

The Essence of Near-Death Experiences (In 8.5 Minutes)

The Essence of Near-Death Experiences (In 8.5 Minutes)

Feb 08

Two short, powerful, potentially life-changing stories that summarize the essence of near-death experiences in less than nine minutes…

New NDE Movie: ‘The Perfect Wave’

New NDE Movie: ‘The Perfect Wave’

Feb 06

A new movie that tells the story of Ian McCormack’s near-death experience will premiere February 28th in South Africa. Called “The Perfect Wave”, the movie “tells the story of a rebellious young man’s journey as he searches for the meaning of life.”

“The film is in many ways a love story that interweaves four threads: a mother’s love for her son, a young man’s love for surfing, a young man falling in love for the first time, and God’s love for humankind,” says South African director Bruce Macdonald. “It has Christian appeal, but it’s primarily an adventure.”

Dr. Bruce Greyson: Science & Postmortem Survival (Updated)

Dr. Bruce Greyson: Science & Postmortem Survival (Updated)

Jan 11

An outstanding talk by Dr. Bruce Greyson that provides empirical support, from three different lines of investigation, for the scientific hypothesis of postmortem survival…

New Book: ‘The Angel Effect’

New Book: ‘The Angel Effect’

Jan 08

In his previous bestseller, The Third Man Factor, John Geiger examined stories of explorers who found themselves at the edge of death and experienced a benevolent presence that led them out of the impossible. After that book’s publication, Geiger was inundated with firsthand accounts from people who’d had the same experience — a visitation that aided them as they faced crises ranging from physical and sexual assaults to automobile accidents, airplane crashes, critical illness, childbirth, and devastating depression.

In The Angel Effect, Geiger brings together a breathtaking collection of personal stories about people who experienced what he now calls the Angel Effect. He argues that the Angel Effect has the potential to aid us, even to save us, and questions whether or not calling on a benevolent presence is a trainable skill that can be applied in moments of great need…

National Geographic: ‘Life After Life’

National Geographic: ‘Life After Life’

Jan 05

This National Geographic special features near-death experiencers Christine Stein, Dr. Eben Alexander, and Anita Moorjani and includes comments from Dr. Jeffrey Long, Dr. Lakhmir S. Chawla, Dr. Kevin Nelson, and Peggy Kay, PhD…

IANDS Presents: NDE Radio with Lee Witting

IANDS Presents: NDE Radio with Lee Witting

Jan 05

The International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS) presents NDE RADIO, a weekly exploration of near-death experiences and similar encounters with the other side, hosted by Lee Witting…

New Book: ‘Stop Worrying! There Probably Is An Afterlife’

New Book: ‘Stop Worrying! There Probably Is An Afterlife’

Jan 03

Did Steve Jobs have a vision of the afterlife on his death-bed? Does quantum physics suggest that our mind might survive the physical death of our body? How do some near-death experiencers “see” outside of their bodies at a time when they are supposed to be dead? In “Stop Worrying! There Probably is an Afterlife”, author Greg Taylor covers all these questions and more. From Victorian seance rooms through to modern scientific laboratories, Taylor surveys the fascinating history of research into the survival of human consciousness, and returns with a stunning conclusion: that maybe we should stop worrying so much about death, because there probably is an afterlife…

The Science of Reincarnation

The Science of Reincarnation

Jan 01

In his latest book, Return to Life, Associate Professor of Psychiatry Jim Tucker details some of the more compelling American cases he’s researched. He also outlines his argument that discoveries within quantum mechanics, the mind-bending science of how nature’s smallest particles behave, provide clues to reincarnation’s existence…

The End-of-Life Epiphany of Roger Ebert

The End-of-Life Epiphany of Roger Ebert

Dec 31

Chaz Ebert describes the passing, and spiritual epiphany of her husband, Roger Ebert…

Free eBooks from NDEr Barbara Harris Whitfield (Updated)

Free eBooks from NDEr Barbara Harris Whitfield (Updated)

Dec 28

Barbara Harris Whitfield writes: “To wish all of you a wonderful new year, I am putting three of my Kindle books up for free on the weekend of December 28-30. The Natural Soul, Victim to Survivor and Thriver, and AFGEs are a free download on those dates…”

Documentary: ‘The Redemption of Howard Storm’

Documentary: ‘The Redemption of Howard Storm’

Dec 21

This is a trailer for a new film about near-death experiencer Howard Storm. In this film, Howard tells the story of his near-death experience, with a special focus on his conversations with Jesus…

Panel Discussion: ‘Experiencing Death: An Insider’s Perspective’

Panel Discussion: ‘Experiencing Death: An Insider’s Perspective’

Dec 21

For millennia, human beings have wondered what happens when we die. What is the first-person experience of dying and being brought back to life? Technological advances in resuscitation science have now added an intriguing new chapter to the literature of “out of body” or “near-death experiences” by eliciting detailed and vivid accounts of those who have approached the threshold of death. However we might seek to explain such phenomena, it is no longer tenable to simply dismiss this accumulating body of firsthand experiences. Can these experiences be explained through the lens of biology and neuroscience? What can we learn from the transformative accounts of those who have crossed the threshold of death? How have their experiences affected their sense of self and identity? Join neurologist Kevin Nelson, psychiatrist Peter Fenwick, orthopedic surgeon Mary Neal, and emergency medicine expert Sam Parnia as they share some of these remarkable stories and discuss how they analyze such experiences in light of their own backgrounds and training…

Notes From Sedona’s 12/17/13 NDE Class

Notes From Sedona’s 12/17/13 NDE Class

Dec 20

Most of you know that I have been teaching a series of NDE classes in Sedona. I’ve been at it for almost two years now. The classes grew out of a presentation I did in Sedona in 2012 called “How Near-Death Experiences Are Changing The World.” And that presentation, together with what we’ve been learning and exploring in our local classes eventually gave birth to “The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth.” What follows is an example of the kind of fantastic material we are covering in our local classes…

Christophor Coppes: The Essence of Religions and NDEs

Christophor Coppes: The Essence of Religions and NDEs

Dec 16

Christophor Coppes is the author of “The Essence of Religions: A Glimpse of Heaven in the Near-Death Experience”. This article summarizes his core findings…

Jill Bolte Taylor: Does Our Planet Need A Stroke Of Insight? (Updated)

Jill Bolte Taylor: Does Our Planet Need A Stroke Of Insight? (Updated)

Dec 14

I’ve come to understand that the two issues of mental health and global health are closely linked — if not one and the same. Similar processes we use to improve our mental health can help us make better, more responsible decisions as a society — by focusing on the compassion and integrity of our right brain, rather than the judgment, punishment and deception of our left brain…

NDErs Anita Moorjani & Dr. Mary Neal on CNN (Updated)

NDErs Anita Moorjani & Dr. Mary Neal on CNN (Updated)

Dec 02

NDErs Anita Moorjani and Dr. Mary Neal will both be appearing in a special report produced by CNN. Called “To Heaven and Back”, the special report is scheduled to air this Sunday, December 1st, at 7:00 PM and then again at 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time…

Important: ‘Surviving Death, A Documentary’ (Updated)

Important: ‘Surviving Death, A Documentary’ (Updated)

Nov 14

David Sunfellow writes: “Filmmaker Heather Dominguez has finished the short version of her documentary, ‘Surviving Death, A Documentary.’ Getting the financial support she needs to bring this project to fruition has been a challenge, so I want to encourage all of us to do what we can to lend a hand. Everyone who resonates with the topics this website explores are forerunners of a new age, a new way of doing things, a profound leap in consciousness. In order to succeed, we absolutely must help one another accomplish the purposes for which we were born. That’s how big things happen in this world — by people joining together and helping one another… This movie needs/deserves to be made — and we, in my view, should be some of its most enthusiastic supporters.”

‘The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth’ by David Sunfellow (Updated: Version 2.1)

‘The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth’ by David Sunfellow (Updated: Version 2.1)

Oct 19

Many of you have heard about “The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth” or “The Formula.” I introduced the idea in my two-part YouTube presentation called “How Near-Death Experiences Are Changing The World.” Essentially, I’ve been trying to identify the universal truths presented by near-death experiences and wrestle them into “a formula” that we can use to transform our lives. After a year of teaching classes in Sedona that have focused on applying NDE truths in our personal lives, I’ve finally created a chart that illustrates the key aspects of The Formula. Here it is… (Version 2.1 is now available!)

‘NDE Take-Aways’ by David Sunfellow (Updated, v1.1)

‘NDE Take-Aways’ by David Sunfellow (Updated, v1.1)

Oct 12

Here’s a summary of what David Sunfellow believes are the main “take-aways” provided by near-death experiences. This summary comes from a presentation that David gave in Sedona on January 27th called “How NDEs Are Changing The World”…

The Power of Placebos (Updated)

The Power of Placebos (Updated)

Sep 20

NHNE’s resource page on placebos…

New Book: ‘Mind Over Medicine’

New Book: ‘Mind Over Medicine’

Sep 20

We’ve been led to believe that when we get sick, it’s our genetics. Or it’s just bad luck — and doctors alone hold the keys to optimal health. For years, Lissa Rankin, M.D., believed the same. But when her own health started to suffer, and she turned to Western medical treatments, she found that they not only failed to help; they made her worse. So she decided to take matters into her own hands. Through her research, Dr. Rankin discovered that the health care she had been taught to practice was missing something crucial: a recognition of the body’s innate ability to self-repair and an appreciation for how we can control these self-healing mechanisms with the power of the mind. In an attempt to better understand this phenomenon, she explored peer-reviewed medical literature and found evidence that the medical establishment had been proving that the body can heal itself for over 50 years. Using extraordinary cases of spontaneous healing, Dr. Rankin shows how thoughts, feelings, and beliefs can alter the body’s physiology. She lays out the scientific data proving that loneliness, pessimism, depression, fear, and anxiety damage the body, while intimate relationships, gratitude, meditation, sex, and authentic self-expression flip on the body’s self-healing processes…

New Book: ‘My Death: A Personal Guide Book’ by Jeremy Kagan

New Book: ‘My Death: A Personal Guide Book’ by Jeremy Kagan

Sep 16

American film and television director, screenwriter, and television producer Jeremy Kagan publishes a book about his a near-death experience…

NDE Researcher Dr. Kenneth Ring: Four NDErs Share Their Stories

NDE Researcher Dr. Kenneth Ring: Four NDErs Share Their Stories

Sep 01

Four near-death experiencers share their stories with researcher Dr. Kenneth Ring…

NDE Documentary: ‘Commonalities of the Experience’

NDE Documentary: ‘Commonalities of the Experience’

Aug 19

This powerful documentary explores the commonalities of the near-death experience and its possible implications and meanings for us while we reside on this planet. It consists of near-death experiencers telling their stories…

TED: ‘Eleanor Longden: The Voices In My Head’

TED: ‘Eleanor Longden: The Voices In My Head’

Aug 15

To all appearances, Eleanor Longden was just like every other student, heading to college full of promise and without a care in the world. That was until the voices in her head started talking. Initially innocuous, these internal narrators became increasingly antagonistic and dictatorial, turning her life into a living nightmare. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, hospitalized, drugged, Longden was discarded by a system that didn’t know how to help her. Longden tells the moving tale of her years-long journey back to mental health, and makes the case that it was through learning to listen to her voices that she was able to survive…

Bio Channel Examines Child Memories of Past Lives

Bio Channel Examines Child Memories of Past Lives

Jul 20

What if your child remembered dying in a past life? This special explores many parents most closely guarded secret: their child is a reincarnation of someone who died violently and came back to life. A young boy who remembers falling to his death on 9/11. A daughter haunted by recollections of dying in the Oklahoma City Bombing. A toddler terrified by nightmares of a gruesome end in World War II. These are just a few stories of parents struggling with the Ghost Inside My Child…

Movie: ‘Astral City: A Spiritual Journey’

Movie: ‘Astral City: A Spiritual Journey’

Jul 15

Based on the best selling book “Nosso Lar: An Account of Life in a Spirit Colony in the World of Spiritis” by medium Chico Xavier, “Astral City: A Spiritual Journey” tells the story of Andre Luiz, a successful doctor who experiences an enlightening spiritual awakening after his death. When he wakes up in the spiritual world, he embarks on a new journey of self-discovery and transformation, from his first days in a dimension of pain and suffering, until when he is rescued and taken to the spiritual Astral City. With magnificent art direction and special effects that have never been seen before in a Brazilian production, and featuring an amazing score by composer Philip Glass, the film brings to the screen what life is like at the Astral City that hovers in the upper layers of the Earth’s atmosphere…

Fox & Friends: To Heaven & Back

Fox & Friends: To Heaven & Back

Jun 28

This week, Fox and Friends reported on five people who say that they went to heaven during a near-death experience…

NHNE Summer Fundraiser Underway!

NHNE Summer Fundraiser Underway!

Jun 17

NHNE’s Summer Fundraiser is now underway. If you have benefitted from NHNE’s work, please consider making a donation. Since NHNE is a teeny weeny non-profit, your tax-deductible donations make a BIG impact! Here’s a quick list of the absolutely fabulous websites, social networks, and life-changing resources that NHNE makes possible…

New NDE Book: ‘I Knew Their Hearts’ by Jeff Olsen

New NDE Book: ‘I Knew Their Hearts’ by Jeff Olsen

Jun 12

After reading Jeff Olsen’s new book “I Knew Their Hearts,” I wholeheartedly agree with Raymond Moody’s assessment, “Jeff Olsen’s story is one of the most amazing I have ever heard.” Everyone who has an interest in near-death experiences (and related issues) needs to read this book…