“I saw an incredibly beautiful bright loving white light above me. I wanted to go to that white light more than anything.”

The British actor Peter Sellers was one of the world’s great comedic geniuses. Like many comedians — and creative people in general — he was also a complex and sometimes very troubled human being, with psychologically crippling low self-esteem.

In 1964, at only 38 years of age, Sellers suffered a series eight heart attacks over a period of just three hours. They were brought on by his use of amyl nitrate, a drug commonly known as poppers. The…


A simple question you might think, especially if you believe you know the answer. The term has been defined many times since it was coined by Dr. Raymond Moody in his classic 1975 book Life After Life. And while there’s seemingly endless debate over what exactly constitutes a near-death experience (or NDE), there is general agreement about what it signifies. …

Gregory Shushan

Gregory Shushan, PhD, is the leading authority on near-death experiences and the afterlife across cultures and throughout history.

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