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In 1958, a successful businessman named Robert Mornroe began to have experiences that drastically altered his life.  Unpredictably, and without his willing it, Monroe found himself leaving his physical body to travel via a "second body" to locales far removed from the physical and spiritual realities of his life. He was inhabiting a place unbounded by life or death.

Monroe recorded these experiences in two bestselling, landmark books, Journeys Out of the Body and Far ...

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Overview

In 1958, a successful businessman named Robert Mornroe began to have experiences that drastically altered his life.  Unpredictably, and without his willing it, Monroe found himself leaving his physical body to travel via a "second body" to locales far removed from the physical and spiritual realities of his life. He was inhabiting a place unbounded by life or death.

Monroe recorded these experiences in two bestselling, landmark books, Journeys Out of the Body and Far Journeys.  Ultimate Journey, his final and career-defining work, takes us further than we thought possible—and reveals to us what it all means.

Ultimate Journey charts that area which lies "over the edge," beyond the limits of the physical world. It presents us with a map of the "interstate"—the route that opens to us when we leave our physical lives, with their entry and exit ramps, their singposts and their hazards.  It also tells us how Monroe found the route and travelled it, and uncovered the reason and the purpose of this pioneering expedition.  It is a journey that reveals basic truths about the meaning and purpose of life—and of what lies beyond.

After six hardcover printings, the trade paperback edition of Ultimate Journey, will offer an even wider range of readers this exhilarating reading experience, the masterwork of one of the most daring and original thinkers and explorers of our time.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Using geographical terms, Monroe ( Journeys out of the Body ) continues his task as guide to ``innumerable people'' who are fearful of out-of-body experiences (OBEs), a phenomenon which, for 30 years, he has been claiming to chart. At the Monroe Institute in Virginia, the author conducts classes on his frequent and voluntary OBEs which have, he maintains, provided him with news of his wife after her recent death from cancer. Monroe argues that, by processes often unintelligible to the uninitiated, he can go on science fiction-like trips to ``anywhere, in any time, past, present or future,'' including earlier incarnations. Monroe foresees a unification of all those who practice OBE and a collective passage through the ``Aperture'' scheduled for the 35th century. His claims are not likely to convince unbelievers. (Apr.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385472081
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Series: Going Home Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 198,982
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.21 (h) x 0.82 (d)

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