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Articles tagged as Afterlife

  • Aerospace Entrepreneur Offers Up to $500,000 For Best Evidence of Afterlife

    Robert Bigelow founded BICS “to support research into both the survival of human consciousness after physical death and, based on data from such studies, the nature of the afterlife.

  • How to Attain Life’s Ultimate Goal Even in This Life?

    Love for the Lord is inherently present in us but due to our diseased condition we are not able to exhibit it or experience it now. 

  • Heaven is Beautiful: How Dying Taught Me that Death is Just the Beginning

    Rev. Peter Panagore's book trailer.

  • Medical Study Confirms Vedic Viewpoint - Life Exists After Death

    2060 cardiac patients were closely examined during the experiment for 4 years before the scientists published their research in journal Resuscitation.

  • First Hint of 'Life After Death' In Biggest Ever Scientific Study

    Scientists have found evidence that awareness can continue for at least several minutes after clinical death which was previously thought impossible.

  • BBT Media Releases "Beyond Birth and Death" E-book

    Another well-known title, Beyond Birth and Death, by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada is now in e-book form and available at In this small yet profound book, Srila Prabhupada tells readers how the soul travels from one body to another and presents startling evidence of its incredible journey after death.

  • Robin Williams' Most Spiritual Role: 'What Dreams May Come' Offers A Glimpse Into The Afterlife

    In this spiritual movie that explores the concept of death and the afterlife, Williams' character, Chris Nielson, dies in a car accident four years after losing his two children. In the scene above, Neilson awakens to find himself in the afterlife, which is both beautiful and unexpected. 


  • Heaven Is For Real

    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.

  • Filmmaker Asks Whether Hell Is Real, And Who Goes There

    It's something that has haunted Kevin Miller ever since he became a Christian at age 9 at summer camp: hell. The questions posed by "Hellbound?" -- does hell exist and if so, who goes there? -- are no longer so anxiety-producing for Miller, a Canadian writer and director who has worked on projects with both religious and nonreligious themes.

  • $5 Million Grant Awarded by Private Foundation to Study Immortality
    The John Templeton Foundation grant to UC Riverside philosopher John Fischer will fund research on aspects of immortality, including near-death experiences and the impact of belief in an afterlife on human behavior.
  • Interfaith: Journey To The Greatness Within

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    Human beings must find a common ground if our battles are ever to end. Remarkably, that common ground lies at the very heart of the spiritual traditions that currently divide us. By observing the testimonies of individuals across time, distance, and religious tradition, we see that we are all on the same journey to awaken the soul. The essence of this journey has been described the same way time and again over millennia, revealing there is just one seeker and just one search leading to the discovery of just one sacred.

    The clearer the truth of our common spiritual bond, the greater the possibility of a new understanding that can help heal our planet. The OneJourney Project aims to spread this important message worldwide. Other interfaith and peace organizations are joining this effort, and a portion of the author and publisher proceeds from this book are being donated to a wide range of nonprofit groups.

  • Back To Godhead, or Back To Serve?

    If a devotee were to ask, “Please bless me so that I’ll never take birth again in this horrible material world,” would this be asking for some kind of liberation? Hundreds of times, Srila Prabhupada encouraged us to “Go Back home, back to Godhead.” Would it be a form of boldness or naiveté to desire to come back to this world and serve by preaching?

  • Celestial Sales For Boy’s Tale Of Heaven
    Just two months shy of his fourth birthday, Colton Burpo was rushed into emergency surgery with a burst appendix. He woke up with an astonishing story: He had died and gone to heaven, where he met his great-grandfather; the biblical figure Samson; John the Baptist; and Jesus” Colton, now 11 years old, recalled.
  • Near-Death Experiences Convince Doctor of Afterlife
    A cancer doctor says his years of experience have convinced him of the reality of an afterlife.
  • Mahavishnu Goswami Passes on Peacefully at 91

    ISKCON’s seniormost monk Mahavishnu Goswami has peacefully passed away at the society’s Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai, India, at 3pm Indian Standard Time on Monday January 25th. He was ninety-one years old.

  • What Happens When We Die?

    A fellow at New York City's Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Sam Parnia is one of the world's leading experts on the scientific study of death. Last week Parnia and his colleagues at the Human Consciousness Project announced their first major undertaking: a 3-year exploration of the biology behind "out-of-body" experiences. The study, known as AWARE (AWAreness during REsuscitation), involves the collaboration of 25 major medical centers through Europe, Canada and the U.S. and will examine some 1,500 survivors of cardiac arrest.

  • The Boy Who Lived Before

    This documentary is about a boy from Scotland named Cameron who can remember some verifiable details from his previous life.
  • Devotees and the Wheel of Time