10 stories of people having supernatural experiences after dying and then coming back to life.
“Beyond nirvāna.” In the writings of Helena P. BLAVATSKY, it refers to the state of cosmic rest or mahā-pralaya, and equated it with paraïishpanna (absolute perfection) during the unmanifested state of the universe (SD I:42). Charles W. LEADBEATER equates this state with the Anupādaka plane, or the plane above the Ātmic plane.
As a concept it is to be distinguished from Buddhist parinirvāna (parinibbana [P]), which refers to the state of liberation of an enlightened person after he dies or leaves behind the physical body.
See also NIRVĀNA.
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