The Path: Afterlife Video
The Path: Afterlife

Start your 10 day free trialStart your Gaiam TV free trialWatch the full video - and many others - now with your Gaiam TV subscription!

The Path: Afterlife (2009)

Available worldwide
1:10:28
4.58566

Life is a journey; we are born, our lives are lived, then we die. No one can live forever – or can they? The Path: Afterlife asks two basic fundamental questions: What happens when we die? What is the purpose of life? The filmmakers interviewed 12 individuals in the United States who are well-versed, knowledgeable and currently practicing, studying or are experts in the field of holistic studies, out-of-body experiences, Reiki, past-life regression, physics and integrative medicine. The participants look at different theories as to what happens to people when they die, sharing their own personal encounters with death and near-death experiences and describing how these experiences shaped their lives and inspired them to dedicate their work to the study of consciousness.

F. Holmes "Skip" Atwater, Patty Ray Avalon, William Buhlman, Thomas Campbell, Jeannette Duffau, Brenda Jenks, Beth Netter, Paul Rademacher, Hillary Raimo, Lindsay Sass, Carol von Kaenel, Robert Weissberg
Michael Habernig
English

People who watched this also watched

Join the Conversation

Login or sign upsign up to add a comment

rita.sullivan, posted on June 9, 2015

A wonderful, inspiring, refreshing, calming, immersion in truth.
Thank you sooooooooooooooo much.

art heart, posted on June 7, 2015

Very nicely presented. Thank you.

earlymorning, posted on June 4, 2015

Thank you for this interesting exploration, it is inspiring.

dagmarcairns, posted on May 31, 2015

its a reall pitty that so many movies are not available outside of America and KAnada....We are people in Australia who are anyhow far away form for many sources...please let us watch more spiritual movies too. I would love to see the baby catchers of amazon, e.g. cheers Dagmar

dretta-love-wisher, posted on April 25, 2015

Many have spoken of those in limbo between realms. This is very distressing to me, to think that a frightened little child was, for lack of a better word, abandoned by his or her guardian angels. I can see a child running from the light, for whatever reason, but why would they be allowed to wander about alone, separated from the loving light.

Also, most say that the dead attend their own funerals, that's about 3 days after they die. If we go into the light just after we die, how could this be so? All I can figure is that we're allowed to come & go during a week or so after death. ~~~But the children, many have spoken on EVP's, are a mystery. Perhaps some spirits took them away from the light, frightened them in some way. But even if so, why would they be left behind?

filipcza, posted on June 3, 2015

This is complex matter but I try to clarify.

Usually dead hang around for a couple of weeks before they go to next level which for most people is astral realm. This gives them time to attend their funeral.

When you die your physical body expells a lot of etheric matter which wraps around your astral body. This etheric matter can "hold you down" for that couple of weeks before it's gone and you move on. Etheric matter is very dense and it will ground your astral body to this level so you can comfort your loved ones and stay here for longer. If you want to hang around even longer(become a ghost and haunt for example) you need to get some more etheric matter, otherwise you will just slip into astral realm because that's the natural level of astral body. Where do you get more of this etheric matter? From living beings, and that's why it's not a good idea to hang around haunted places, you can get a attached spirit from those places and that can cause all kinds of health and psychological problems.

The subject becomes even more confusing when you know that there are also so called "astral shells" which can be left behind. They are like empty energy mannequins which look like the person who has died but the soul is not there anymore. Like when snake leaves empty skin behind. These shells can do simple things but are robotic in nature and cannot hold a meaninful conversation. There is a little of the persons energy there so it's not completely inanimate. So not all ghosts are souls, even if they look like the person.

The main thing for me is that my consciousness will never die.
Good analogy is this: The body is just like a car and the real you, the soul, is the driver.
You know you are not your car, it's just a vehicle so that you can get around. You can look through it's windows and see around, you can move it from place to place, but no matter how much attached you become to your car, it's not you.
Your car will eventually break down but then you can just exit the car and get into new one. I don't know about you but I like the "new car smell" :)

ruthpittman, posted on April 13, 2015

find out for youself.the best advice ever.

dretta-love-wisher, posted on June 11, 2015

This helps me understand a bit more, & I so appciate your taking the time to reply. Love

Lwebb1956, posted on November 23, 2014

So enjoyable all I can say is thank you.

jaybob, posted on November 16, 2014

I have heard about and read one this subject and always like to hear more.

sjms01, posted on November 13, 2014

Really enjoyed this film....wonderful!

jonandtracy, posted on February 19, 2014

Make each choice/moment better than the last. Make decisions based on love and caring; not for yourself but for another; be of service; that will be challenging enough. Don't say you don't know how or where to start-that's it. So grow up and do it! Begin now! That's what I heard in this film--wow! Sounds simple but we'll see… Thank you for this new direction..

Terry.Mack1, posted on December 5, 2013

Grow up and 'Just Do It!'

tamarieallard, posted on September 14, 2013

Wow, did I like this. I wasn't expecting the content I saw. Thank you.

Stephcarey97, posted on September 8, 2013

I've been reading books about life after death since I was a girl in the 70s. Very interesting to hear these theories and meet some new experts I haven't before.

Alfreda Weiss, posted on June 29, 2013

I recently lost a loved one. I needed to hear this interview. Thank you.

silveeah, posted on January 7, 2013

I was glued to this. I felt connected to the content. It was very validating for me and came at just the right time. I have not had any near death experience but I have had experiences of similar quality which have left me KNOWING! I have been on a different kind of journey ever since and it is always a gift to connect with like minded people...Namaste

nashap, posted on November 24, 2012

Nicely and tactfully done.

Treesa, posted on November 24, 2012

I know a couple of peope that experienced life after death and shared their experience with me. This film confirmed the same things they experienced! A very interesting film!

notlepats, posted on November 19, 2012

Really interesting, the soundtrack was super annoying though.

path11pro, posted on October 27, 2012

A film you can watch several times and hear something different each time.

CMighion, posted on September 20, 2012

I think overall it was a good video, but I do think they needed the perspective of a medium as well. I was actually surprised that one did not appear in the interviews.

lgrilli, posted on August 14, 2012

I It doesn't say anything new, but everything this movie says is profound.

Dolores Askew, posted on August 5, 2012

The spectrum of views of afterlife was so broad it became confusing. If your looking for answers you certainly will get a plethora of them.

, posted on October 31, 2011

I really enjoyed this movie - it had some great perspectives and views - def worth checking out.

tags/GaiamTV-3.5.1.8s
Password is case sensitive.