The Centrality of Near-Death Experiences in Chinese Pure Land Buddhism

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From introduction: "One of the commonest reactions to the visionary experiences of heaven by the critical observer has been to argue that these are nothing more than the projections of the expectations of the dying person, who was either consciously or subconsciously trained to expect heavenly scenery (etc.) by his cultural upbringing. [...] This paper is a preliminary report on the status of NDEs in Pure Land Buddhism in China, and is an important contribution to cross-cultural research for several reasons"(pp. 154-155).

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Becker, Carl B. December 1981.

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From introduction: "One of the commonest reactions to the visionary experiences of heaven by the critical observer has been to argue that these are nothing more than the projections of the expectations of the dying person, who was either consciously or subconsciously trained to expect heavenly scenery (etc.) by his cultural upbringing. [...] This paper is a preliminary report on the status of NDEs in Pure Land Buddhism in China, and is an important contribution to cross-cultural research for several reasons"(pp. 154-155).

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154-171 p. ; 23 cm.

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  • Anabiosis: The Journal for Near-Death Studies, 1(2), International Association for Near-Death Studies, December 1981, pp. 154-171

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  • OCLC: 9292119 | External Link
  • ISSN: 0743-6238
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 84-650150
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 84-9233
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc799041

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  • Publication Title: Anabiosis
  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 2
  • Page Start: 154
  • Page End: 171
  • Pages: 18

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Journal of Near-Death Studies

The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to the field of near-death studies. It is published on a quarterly basis by the International Association for Near-Death Studies. The Journal began publication in 1982 under the name Anabiosis which was changed to its current title in 1986 with the start of Volume 6.

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From introduction: "One of the commonest reactions to the visionary experiences of heaven by the critical observer has been to argue that these are nothing more than the projections of the expectations of the dying person, who was either consciously or subconsciously trained to expect heavenly scenery (etc.) by his cultural upbringing. [...] This paper is a preliminary report on the status of NDEs in Pure Land Buddhism in China, and is an important contribution to cross-cultural research for several reasons"(pp. 154-155).

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Becker, Carl B. The Centrality of Near-Death Experiences in Chinese Pure Land Buddhism, article, December 1981; Storrs, Connecticut. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc799041/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .