Spotlight: Life After Death and the Near Death Experience

What happens to our conscious self after we die? Is death merely another stage in the life of the soul or spirit? Here are four programs from the New Dimensions archive that speak to such subjects: What is a near death experience? Does reincarnation exist? What are the gifts of a near death experience? … and more. Spiritual Beings In A Material World with Charles Tart, Ph.D. Program 3309 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 Facing the conflict between materialistic science and spirituality and bringing the reality of human spirituality into the public discourse is the work and the mission of
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In a Dark Wood with Anthony Lawlor

Former guest Anthony Lawlor shared this wonderful story with us. “One night I was driving through Iowa and Michael Toms was interviewing David Whyte on New Dimensions. They were talking about Dante. I was in the mid-point of my life and had come to a [metaphoric] dark wood. This conversation was so resonant with where I was at in my life; it was such a gift to hear that discussion about the human experience. I had never thought about it in that way. But,you know, it was just absolutely vital to my life experience.”   Anthony Lawlor, architect and author
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Humor Saves the Day From Loss with Allen Klein

Everyone has their own unique way of grieving loss. Klein says, “I believe loss is a gift; from every loss we learn. We learn, if nothing else, how precious life is. We need to appreciate what we have right now.” He speaks from the experience of losing his 34 year old wife, Ellen, to a rare terminal illness leaving him with a 12 year old daughter. Ellen’s death triggered a deeply personal inquiry. He asked himself such questions as: What is death? Why do people die? Why did this happen to me? Even after her death, Klein felt Ellen’s guidance in finding
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Spotlight: Ram Dass, Beloved Spiritual Pioneer, Passes

Ram Dass (April 6, 1931 – December 22, 2019) The Place Beyond Words with Ram Dass Download A Free 1 hour-conversation – Program 2651 Born Richard Alpert he was known as Ram Dass. Richard Alpert went on a journey to India in 1968 and came back as Ram Dass, the name given to him by Indian sage Neem Karoli Baba. His best known book, Be Here Now, was a guide for so many spiritual seekers in the early 70s, became a countercultural classic, and continues to inform others on their spiritual path decades after its first publication. Members of the
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OUT OF THE EDDY AND INTO THE MAINSTREAM

  Because access to information is rapidly changing and morphing, we are awash with a deluge of data. The big question is how does one sort through the gazillion bits of information to find the nuggets of wisdom. As you know, the New Dimensions program series continues to be a most precious and relevant resource as it delivers a treasure trove of brilliant and consequential deep dialogues. However, we’re getting lost in the “clutter” of new entries into this cyber-field. We can fix that! We’ve been working with diligence on a strategy to move this extraordinary library of wisdom out
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From Monastery to Marketplace with Jan Phillips

When Jan was about to quit graduate school her friend and mentor asked her three questions: Are you eating and drinking moderately? Are you doing something for your physical well-being? Do you have a spiritual practice? and her answer to all of them was no. She then said to Jan, “Before you quit school take two weeks and get those things under control and call me.” That put Phillips in pursuit of her spiritual practice which involves deep listening and resulted in a flood of creative outpouring as her imagination was fueled. This far-ranging conversation ranges from quantum physics to
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WE’RE HERE BECAUSE OF YOU

We’ve come this far thanks to the generous past financial support of our listeners. New Dimensions has been affected by the challenges of the present economic realities. However the good news is that we’ve been able to lower our expenses. Me and the dedicated New Dimensions team have generously donated chunks of their time to keep New Dimensions beaming out. Can we count on your help as well? Our funding comes 100% from our listeners and we depend on you. If you believe that our work is important, please, make your donation now to help it continue. We’re counting on
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Editor’s Desk: Everyday Miracles

  My dear sister of my heart, Linda Merryman, with whom I’ve been in circle for more than 25 years sent out the following piece that she was inspired to write. I love it so much and I received her permission to share with all of you. I hope you relish it as much as I do. During the storms of life, it’s such a fine reminder that there is much to be grateful for. Enjoy! -Justine After many hours somewhere dreaming this and dreaming that and forgetting and resting and replenishing, oh miracle of miracles, I awake. I am still here.
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Calling On The Spirit Of Artemis with Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D.

The Greeks have given us a wealth of folklore and myths that are full of meaning for our lives. Among them are stories of the Goddess Artemis and her human counterpart, Atalanta. Their myths are rich with complexity, just like life itself. They give us clues as to how to navigate the zig-zags of our life path. Bolen declares, “Everybody has setbacks, everybody has suffering, everybody loses and wins at certain times of their lives.” She advises us to not give up; to call on the strengths of the Artemis archetype is to persevere without becoming bitter. Bolen encourages us to persist
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