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Handbook to the Afterlife

Pamela Rae Heath, Jon Klimo


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Two seasoned experts with decades of experience working with channeled material describe the various stages of life after death
Just as life itself has different stages of growth and development, so does the afterlife. In this useful handbook, authors Pamela Rae and Jon Klimo demonstrate how dying and rebirth are, much like life, continuous processes.
Beginning with the moment of death itself, progressing through different transitional stages, and ending with the return of spirits to the physical plane, they define the purposes and pitfalls of each stage. They look at the kinds of adjustment problems that occur in each phase, and how spirits can be helped to move forward. Questions of pain and emotional state at the time of death, karma, and reincarnation are sensitively addressed. The book includes practical techniques for opening communication with those who have passed on to the other side. While of interest to anyone seeking a general overview of the subject, Handbook to the Afterlife is particularly useful for those dealing with spirits who have not moved on, such as ghosts.

Praise For Handbook to the Afterlife

“Jon Klimo and Pamela Heath have done it again—produced a book that is so broad in its viewpoints and so deep in its research and narratives that it cannot be compared to any other volume that concerns itself with the afterlife.… They have combined over 200 years of published material on the afterlife and on mediumship with traditions from the world's great religious and spiritual teachings.… You get an overview here that summarizes human thought and feeling, fear and faith, in a style that is utterly fascinating and easy to comprehend. The book speaks clearly to all who question: 'What happens to me after I die?' An exceptional piece of work.”
—P. M. H. Atwater, author of The Big Book of Near-Death Experiences, We Live Forever, and The New Children and Near-Death Experiences
Handbook to the Afterlife is a major contribution to the field of survival after death. It is well researched, comprehensive, and easy to read … essential reading for anyone interested in what happens after physical death.… Highly recommended.”
—Richard Webster, author of Soul Mates and Practical Guide to Past-Life Memories
“Heath and Klimo's book is a wonderful step towards further understanding the meaning of 'life after death' for all of us.”
—Loyd Auerbach, director of the Office of Paranormal Investigations and author of ESP, Hauntings, and Poltergeists and A Paranormal Casebook
“Drs. Pamela Heath and Jon Klimo's research into mediumship and the afterlife has covered the entire subject brilliantly! This is a fascinating read and will open your eyes to a world of what happens after our physical death. I would encourage everyone to read and explore Handbook to the Afterlife … a classic.”
—Annette Martin, author of Gift of the White Light and Discovering Your Psychic World
“If you're looking for an out-of-the-box read this summer, Handbook to the Afterlife is highly recommended. Whether you regard it as fiction, non-fiction, or somewhere in-between, it's one of the best current volumes in the genre. And you never know, the information it offers just might come in handy someday.”
—Crossing Chasms
“While of interest to anyone seeking a general overview of the subject, Handbook to the Afterlife is particularly useful for those dealing with spirits who have not moved on, such as ghosts.”
—Victor J. Zammit, PhD., lawyer and author of A Lawyer Presents the Case for the Afterlife
“This is an excellent book, examining the fascinating subject of the afterlife with new knowledge, clearly organized and put forth effectively with conclusions that are ultimately inspirational. The writing is conversational, pertinent and utterly readable. Highly recommended to all my mortal friends, regardless of personal beliefs.”
—Cain Reviews

North Atlantic Books, 9781556438691, 272pp.

Publication Date: April 20, 2010

About the Author

Pamela Heath, MD, PsyD, has practiced medicine for nearly 30 years and is the co-founder of the Paranormal Research Organization.

Jon Klimo, PhD, is the author of the definitive work Channeling: Investigations on Receiving Information from Paranormal Sources. The authors live in the San Francisco Bay Area.