am) I shall not live to see the next day and yet not one among my

acquaintances could say that in my intercourse with them I am stubborn

or morose—and for this source of happiness I thank my Creator

every day and wish with all my heart the same for my fellowcreatures."

Mozart's Letters, an illustrated edition, translated by Emily

Anderson (London: Barrie and Jenkins, 1990).

11. Plato's Republic, translated by F. M. Cornford (Oxford: Oxford

University Press, 1966), 350.

12. An explanation given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a

public teaching in New York, October 1991.

13. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in a dialogue with David Bohm,

in Dialogues with Scientists and Sages: The Search for Unity, edited by

Renée Weber (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986), 237.

14. H. W. Schumann, The Historical Buddha (London: Arkana,

1989), 139.

15. Schumann, The Historical Buddha, 55.

16. Shantideva, A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Bodhicaryavatara),

translated by Stephen Batchelor (Dharamsala: Library of

Tibetan Works and Archives, 1979), 120.

17. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, A Policy of Kindness: An Anthology

of Writings by and about the Dalai Lama: (Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion,

1990), 58.

18. Saddharmapundarika Sutra, quoted in Tulku Thondup, Buddha

Mind (Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1989), 215.

19. David Lorimer treats this topic in depth in his Whole in One:

The Near-Death Experience and the Ethic of Interconnectedness (London:

Arkana, 1990).

20. Raymond A. Moody, Jr., Reflections on Life After Life (London:

Corgi, 1978), 35.

21. Ring, Heading Towards Omega, 71.

22. Raymond A. Moody, Jr., The Light Beyond (London: Pan,

1989), 38.

23. P. M. H Atwater, Coming Back to Life (New York: Dodd, Mead,

1988), 36.

24. From Albert Einstein, Ideas and Opinions, translated by Sonja

Bargmann (New York: Crown Publishers, 1954), quoted in Weber, ed.,

Dialogues with Scientists and Sages, 203.

25. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, My Land and My People: The

Autobiography of the Dalai Lama (London: Panther, 1964), 24.


1. Egyptian Book of the Dead is itself an artificial title coined by its

translator, E. A. Wallis Budge, after the Arab Book of the Deceased, and

having as little to do with the original title: "Coming Forth into the


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