Stephen Gaskin, Founder Of ‘The Farm’, Dies At 79

Stephen Gaskin, Founder Of ‘The Farm’, Dies At 79

Jul 03

Stephen Gaskin, a hippie guru who in 1971 led around 300 followers in a caravan of psychedelically painted school buses from San Francisco to Tennessee to start “The Farm”, a commune that has outlived most of its countercultural counterparts while spreading good works from Guatemala to the South Bronx, died on Tuesday at his home on the commune, in Summertown, Tenn. He was 79…

Induced After-Death Communication (Updated)

Induced After-Death Communication (Updated)

Jun 25

Induced After Death Communication (IADC) is a therapy for grief and trauma that has helped thousands of people come to terms with their loss by allowing them the experience of private communication with their departed loved ones…

All About Emanuel Swedenborg (Updated)

All About Emanuel Swedenborg (Updated)

Jun 07

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)

Historical & Cross-Cultural Near-Death Experiences (Updated)

Historical & Cross-Cultural Near-Death Experiences (Updated)

Jun 06

A cross-cultural exploration of near-death experiences from ancient times until today…

New Book: ‘Answers About the Afterlife’

New Book: ‘Answers About the Afterlife’

Apr 24

Bob Olson of AfterLifeTV has a new book: Unlock the mysteries of life after death and explore the enlightening discoveries of a private investigator’s 15-year investigation. This book is a comprehensive resource answering 150 of the most crucial questions about what happens when we die…

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

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

Apr 24

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…

Akiane Kramarik (Updated)

Akiane Kramarik (Updated)

Apr 20

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…

Quote: Wesley Wyatt

Quote: Wesley Wyatt

Apr 14

“Suffering is the alchemical fire which transforms the mundane experiences of our lives into the gold of self-realization.”

– Wesley Wyatt, author of “The Alchemy of Dreams”

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…

The Vision of Twelve Stones

The Vision of Twelve Stones

Apr 07

As the universe gradually takes recognizable form, we see our solar system develop. We see our sun and planets. We see moons, asteroid belts, and comets. Then our planet fills our mind’s eye. We watch it evolve through its many stages: Primal gases whirl around, volcanoes erupt, vast oceans of water form, land rises from the tumultuous seas — and then begins to cool. Now, for the first time, life begins to form in the oceans and in the thick, gaseous air. Creatures come into being and begin their long journey to ever-increasing consciousness. We see the first one-celled creatures and watch them slowly transform themselves into new, more complex and aware creatures: plants, ferns and trees; fish, amphibians, and animals that can live on land, in the sea, and in the air. Ages pass and vast numbers of species come and go. Some disappear in the twinkling of an eye, the result of some global catastrophe, while others slowly evolve into other forms. Finally, after eons of growth, we see the Earth as she exists today. From the deep recesses of space we look at her and are stunned by her magnificent beauty. And we are also shaken by how fragile she seems floating all alone in the vast darkness of space…

The Hopping Stone Vision

The Hopping Stone Vision

Apr 07

Deep in the southwest deserts, an old medicine man and young brave stand atop a great plateau. Together they silently survey all the Earth. After what seems like ages of absorbing all that can be seen, the old man taps his medicine stick on the ground. From twelve different directions great streaks of lightning strike the Earth, and from each place the lightning strikes, twelve great stones begin to form. As the stones form, the old man begins to sing an ancient song…

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…

Powerful, Life-Changing Near-Death Experience Quotes (Updated)

Powerful, Life-Changing Near-Death Experience Quotes (Updated)

Apr 04

A collection of powerful, life-changing quotes from people who have had near-death experiences, as well as those who have researched this very important topic…

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…

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…

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: ‘Dream Like A Boss’

New Book: ‘Dream Like A Boss’

Jan 11

Dream Like a Boss (Book One) is an introduction to getting better sleep, having more dreams, and working with the insights that come from dreams and nightmares. In particular, this book shows how to have more vivid dreams, find healing and insight, reduce stress-induced nightmares, tap into creative energy, and problem solve real-life issues. The book also discusses dream herbs, traditional and online dream sharing, and the most promising new dream apps…

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…

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…

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…

The Story of Michael Morton

The Story of Michael Morton

Dec 15

After being wrongly convicted of murdering his wife, Michael Morton spent 25 years in jail. Michael was angry, lost, and broken, until he called out for help from God. A few days after his heartfelt prayer, he had a mystical experience where he was swept up into the presence of God. And shortly after that, everything started changing. Whereas before he was ignored by the U.S. justice system, now the wheels started turning so the wrongs that had been done to him could be rectified…

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…

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…

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…

Father Patrick Dowling: The Angel Priest

Father Patrick Dowling: The Angel Priest

Aug 13

The mysterious priest who gave anointing to a Missouri woman trapped in her wrecked car has been identified as Father Patrick Dowling of the Diocese of Jefferson City…

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…

Important: ACISTE Directory Now Available

Important: ACISTE Directory Now Available

Jun 19

The American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences (ACISTE) now has a directory of certified mental health and spiritual guidance professionals who can help people deal with spiritually transformative experiences…

Notes from Sedona’s 06/04/13 NDE Class

Notes from Sedona’s 06/04/13 NDE Class

Jun 05

This update includes information about the 2013 IANDS and ACISTE conferences, a new book by J. Steve Miller called “Near-Death Experiences as Evidence for the Existence of God and Heaven: A Brief Introduction in Plain Language,” a quick list of NHNE’s diverse and growing NDE resources, a video of Reverend Peter Panagore sharing his near-death experience, and, finally, tons of information about NDEr Jeff C. Olsen and his new book, “I Knew Their Hearts”…

Quote: Nassim Haramein

Quote: Nassim Haramein

Apr 26

“Looking for consciousness in the brain is like looking inside a radio for the announcer.”

– Nassim Haramein

Must Watch: ‘Kumare: The True Story of a False Prophet’

Must Watch: ‘Kumare: The True Story of a False Prophet’

Apr 06

Growing up in New Jersey, Vikram Gandhi was a typical American kid who resented the way his family tried to enforce Hindu beliefs and practices. He found it ironic that Americans began to popularize gurus and yoga just at the time he was growing away from such things. On a trip to India, he says, he found that “real” gurus were no more real than the American frauds who copied them.

That led him into the deliberate deception that he filmed in “Kumare.” He grew a long beard and a pony-tail, exchanged his shoes for sandals, switched his slacks and suits to flowing orange robes, and started carrying an ornate walking stick. Then he moved to Arizona, hired an expert to teach him yoga and a PR woman to promote him as a guru, and began to attract followers in meetings at shopping malls, community centers and around the swimming pools of his affluent clients. His accent was modeled on the way his grandmother spoke English. His teachings were deliberate gibberish: talk of inner blue lights, “finding the guru within,” and chants of fabricated mantras.

Concealing his true identity from everyone he meets, Kumare forges profound and spiritual connections with people from all walks of life. At the same time, in the absurdity of living as an entirely different person, Vikram, the filmmaker, is forced to confront difficult questions about his own identity. At the height of his popularity, Kumare unveils his true identity to a core group of disciples who are knee-deep in personal transformation…

Derren Brown Documentary: ‘Miracles For Sale’ (Updated)

Derren Brown Documentary: ‘Miracles For Sale’ (Updated)

Apr 06

Derren Brown teaches an ordinary British citizen how to adopt the guise of a pastor and miracle worker. After six months of learning the trade, “Pastor James Collins” sets sail for America. With a camera crew documenting all aspects of the adventure, Paster James performs faith healing miracles live in Texas…

1972 Best Documentary: ‘Marjoe’ (Updated)

1972 Best Documentary: ‘Marjoe’ (Updated)

Apr 06

This post includes the 1972 Oscar winning film, Marjoe. Marjoe Gortner was the first Evangelical preacher to blow the whistle on his profession. In this award-winning documentary Marjoe reveals age-old tricks of the trade and exposed some of the entertainment aspects of the popular movement that have made it big business… From the beginning, his preaching skills were meticulously cultivated. Before he learned to say “Mamma” or “Poppa,” he was taught to sing “Hallelujah!” When he was nine months old his mother taught him the right way to shout “Glory!” into the microphone. At three, he could preach the gospel from memory, and he received drama coaching and instruction in every performing art from saxophone playing to baton twirling. On Halloween, 1948, at the age of four, Marjoe was officially ordained and thrust into a wildly successful career as the Shirley Temple of America’s Bible Belt, the sprawling non-geographic community of strict adherents to the Christian scriptures. In the following decade he preached to packed tents and houses coast to coast, as enthusiastic audiences flocked to see the Miracle Child who allegedly received sermons from the Lord in his sleep…

Documentary: ‘Overview’ (Watch It Here)

Documentary: ‘Overview’ (Watch It Here)

Dec 07

Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside — a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect. The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment…

11/27/12 Sedona NDE Class Notes

11/27/12 Sedona NDE Class Notes

Nov 29

This update includes a downloadable December calendar, directions for subscribing to our new mailing list, news about Dr. Eben Alexander, including Alexander’s appearances on Dr. Oz and Oprah’s “Super Soul Sunday” program, David Milarch and Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, Emanuel Swedenborg, the movie “Resurrection”, an update to the Pulse resource page on “NDEs Absolutely, Positively NOT Caused By Malfunctioning Brains”, and finally, the main event: the NDE of Alon Anava…

Shadow Work: Insights From The Pathwork Lectures

Shadow Work: Insights From The Pathwork Lectures

Nov 18

Before integral perspectives came along, the Pathwork Lectures of Eva Pierrakos provided the best, most inspired overview of personal growth and the spiritual path that I had ever come across. Along with being exceptionally “integral” in the way they view and encourage personal growth, the Pathwork Lectures are unique in terms of how much, and how clearly, they deal with shadow issues…

Using Psychotropic Drugs On An Integral Spiritual Path

Using Psychotropic Drugs On An Integral Spiritual Path

Nov 18

Pulse Resource Page on using Ayahuasca and other psychotropic drugs on an integral path…

Death & Dying (Updated)

Death & Dying (Updated)

Nov 18

Pulse Death & Dying Resource Page…

NHNE Now on YouTube

NHNE Now on YouTube

Nov 01

NHNE now has a dedicated page on YouTube. Some of the best-of-the-best NDE videos are now being featured. Come take a look, subscribe to NHNE’s Channel, and help us spread the word by “liking” your favorite videos and telling others about it. This is where all of NHNE’s videos will be posted, along with the best-of-the-best NDE videos we come across…

Dr. Lani Leary: ‘Preparing for a Meaningful Death’

Dr. Lani Leary: ‘Preparing for a Meaningful Death’

Oct 24

Bob Olson of AfterLifeTV writes: “This is a conversation that everyone one of us needs to have, yet few are prepared for in life. Too many people in our society have no idea how to properly help a loved one who’s dying. We don’t know what to say, how to act or what needs the dying have. Similarly, many don’t know what to say to the grieving or how to act around their presence either. This Afterlife TV episode offers a revealing conversation with Dr. Lani Leary who is an authority on how to find peace and meaning in both death and bereavement.”

New Book: ‘Science and the Afterlife Experience’

New Book: ‘Science and the Afterlife Experience’

Oct 21

Just how strong is the case for the survival of consciousness beyond death? You may never get a better answer to that question than in the pages of Chris Carter’s Science and the Afterlife Experience, the concluding volume of his masterful trilogy on science and the paranormal. The first two books — Science and Psychic Phenomena and Science and the Near-Death Experience — had been important books for me, so I eagerly awaited this third book. The book is organized around three major lines of evidence: the apparent past-life memories of children, apparitions, and purported messages from the dead through mediums. With each of these three lines, Carter first presents a series of well-researched and well-documented cases. These cases are an education in themselves. They are so impressive that I found many of them stretching my view of what is possible…

Becki Hawkins Coming To Sedona (Updated)

Becki Hawkins Coming To Sedona (Updated)

Oct 14

Becki Hawkins, a hospice nurse and a chaplain, is the author of “Transitions: A Nurse’s Education About Life And Death”. She sat by the bedside of seriously ill and terminally ill patients for more than 30 years as an oncology and hospice nurse. During that time, she listened to patients describe various kinds of spiritual experiences, including near-death experiences. Becki will be sharing these stories, including the lessons she learned from them, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in Sedona…

Twelve “Any Time, Any Place” Survival Tips (v3.2)

Twelve “Any Time, Any Place” Survival Tips (v3.2)

Sep 06

So, you live on Planet Earth and are wondering what you can do to insure a graceful passage through whatever changes may come your way. And you want advice that you can use any time, any place, even when faced with the kind of apocalyptic changes that are presently knocking on our global door. Here are a few practical suggestions…

Nancy Pelosi: Spirits of American Suffragists Spoke To Her At White House

Nancy Pelosi: Spirits of American Suffragists Spoke To Her At White House

Aug 10

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) told a recent gathering of the Women’s Political Committee that the spirits of suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul spoke to her at the White House. Pelosi said she heard them say: “At last we have a seat at the table”…

Quote: Sigmund Freud

Quote: Sigmund Freud

Jul 17

“If I had my life to live over again, I should devote my life to psychical research rather than psychoanalysis.” — Sigmund Freud