Who are we, really? Do we survive physical death? Can our consciousness transcend physical decay? There are no bigger questions and there is no shortage of answers.
For more than twenty years cardiologist Pim van Lommel has researched near-death experiences (NDEs) in clients who made it through a heart attack. In 2001, he and his team released a research paper on Near Death Experiences in the The Lancet, a distinguished medical journal . He later authored the book Consciousness Beyond Life, a bestseller, in 2010.
The NDE is a genuine experience that can not be reduced to mere imagination, psychosis or even oxygen deprivation. Dr. Van Lommel reveals how our awareness is not necessarily correlated with brain functioning. After implementing various controls and painstaking corroboration, he and his team have been able to demonstrate that awareness does indeed survive bodily death.