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Chapter Exploration

How the Major Religions View the Afterlife

Buddhism

Christianity

Hinduism

Islam

Judaism


Ancient Egypt and the Afterlife

Egyptian Book of the Dead

Osiris: Death and Resurrection

Pyramid Texts


Individual Human Experience with Death and the Afterlife

Deathbed Visions

Near-Death Experiences


The Mystery Schools

Dionysian Mysteries

Eleusinian Mysteries

Hermetic Mysteries

Orphic Mysteries

Pythagorus


Tribal Religions

Burial Mounds

Land of the Grandparents


How the Major Religions View Reincarnation

Buddhism

Christianity

Hinduism

Islam

Judaism


Contemporary Mystery Schools and Reincarnation

Akashic Records

Anthroposophy

Association for Research and Enlightenment Theosophy


Experiential Quests into Past Lives

Hypnotic Regression into Past Lives

Bridey Murphy

Past-Life Therapy

Ian Stevenson