The-Tibetan-Book-of-Living-and-Dying

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328 THE TIBETAN BOOK OF LIVING AND DYINGas a big light shining on things making shadows and so forth. Thislight was really the absence of darkness. We're not used to that conceptbecause we always get a shadow from the light unless the lightis all around us. But this light was so total and complete that youdidn't look at the light, you were in the light 8One person told Kenneth Ring, "It was not bright. It waslike a shaded lamp or something. But it wasn't that kind oflight that you get from a lamp. You know what it was? Likesomeone had put a shade over the sun. It made me feel very,very peaceful. I was no longer afraid. Everything was going tobe all right." 9A woman told Margot Grey: "The light is brighter thananything you could possibly imagine. There are no words todescribe it. I was so happy, it's impossible to explain. It wassuch a feeling of serenity, it was a marvelous feeling. The lightis so bright that it would normally blind you, but it doesn'thurt one's eyes a bit."Others recount how they not only see the light, but enterdirectly into the light, and they speak of the feelings theyhave: "I had no sense of separate identity. I was the light andone with it." 10A woman who had undergone two major operations intwo days told Margot Grey: "Only my essence was felt. Timeno longer mattered and space was filled with bliss. I wasbathed in radiant light and immersed in the aura of the rainbow.All was fusion. Sounds were of a new order, harmonious,nameless (now I call it music)." 11Another man who reached this point of entering the lightdescribes it in this way:The following series of events appear to happen simultaneously,but in describing them I will have to take them one at a time. Thesensation is of a being of some kind, more a kind of energy, not acharacter in the sense of another person, but an intelligence withwhom it is possible to communicate. Also, in size it just covers theentire vista before you. It totally engulfs everything, you feelenveloped.The light immediately communicates to you, in an instanttelekinesis your thought waves are read, regardless of language. Adoubtful statement would be impossible to receive. The first messageI received was "Relax, everything is beautiful, everything isokay, you have nothing to fear." I was immediately put at absoluteease. In the past if someone like a doctor had said "Its okay, you

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