Death - grim reaper or gateway to Truth?

A Listmania! list by Bodhi Heeren (Copenhagen)
The list author says: "According to the ruling scientific paradigm and its naive materialism consciousness is a by-product of matter and when the body dies 'you' die as well. Many spirtualy inclined people have experienced that it's not true. Aided by meditation, entheogenics, spontaneous visions, near-death experiences, artistic insights."
Easy Death
1.  Easy Death by Adi Da Samraj
The list author says:
  "The highly controversial master Da Free John certainly had some deep and penetrating insights into the phenomenon of death and dying. Edited by Georg Feuerstein this might be the most comprehensive guide to the topic ever."
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The Ultimate Journey: Consciousness and the Mystery of Death
2.  The Ultimate Journey: Consciousness and the Mystery of Death by Stanislav Grof
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  "Few know more about death and the regions beyond the mind than this experienced psychiatrist and psychonaut. Essential."
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Osho Gourishankar Meditation
3.  Osho Gourishankar Meditation by Osho
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  "Focusing on a certain breathing technique this is a deep-going death meditation."
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Mind Beyond Death
4.  Mind Beyond Death by Rinpoche Dzogchen Ponlop
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  "Perhaps the most comprehensive introduction to the journey through life and the adventures that awaits us after the body has disappeared."
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Winterland 1973: The Complete Recordings
5.  Winterland 1973: The Complete Recordings by Grateful Dead
The list author says:
  "Jerry Garcia and friends really know how to take you there and back again. Right to the outskirts of infinity."
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In Search of the Miraculous: Healing into Consciousness
6.  In Search of the Miraculous: Healing into Consciousness by Eliza Mada Dalian
The list author says:
  "This enlightened Osho sannyasin also deals profoundly with the subject of death and dying."
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead
7.  The Tibetan Book of the Dead DVD ~ Leonard Cohen
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  ""The Tibetan Book Of The Dead" may be the most profound work ever written about the journey after life. Here in a masterful film-version with narration by the great Leonard Cohen."
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Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
8.  Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death by Joan Halifax
The list author says:
  "Deep and profound work from this Zen roshi (and ex partner of Stan Grof). So much insight and compassion."
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Experiencing the Soul
9.  Experiencing the Soul by Eliot Rose
The list author says:
  "A beautiful anthology with the likes of Ram Dass, Grof,Jean Houston, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross"
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Life Space Death
10.  Life Space Death by Dalai Lama
The list author says:
  "Dalai Lama muses on the essential questions of life, accompanied by some trippy music by Bill Laswell."
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The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Citadel Underground)
11.  The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Citadel Underground) by Timothy Leary
The list author says:
  "Timothy Leary's classic commentary on the "Bardo Thödol", though he may be misguided in underevaluating it's relevance for the after death stages."
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On Death and Dying (Scribner Classics)
12.  On Death and Dying (Scribner Classics) by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
The list author says:
  "A classic from this beautiful and corageous psychiatrist."
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Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying
13.  Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying by Stephen Levine
The list author says:
  "A deeply wonderful and profound work"
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Osho Talks Searching in Life, Celebrating in Death
14.  Osho Talks Searching in Life, Celebrating in Death 
The list author says:
  "Few knows more about life and death than this enlightened master. Watching a living buddha can actually give you a glimpse of the beyond"
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Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying
15.  Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying by Ram Dass
The list author says:
  "It definitely seems as if having a stroke deeply matured this already essential spiritual teacher and made him reach new depths. A wonderful book on growing old, approaching death and what follows after crossing the treshold."
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Deathing: An Intelligent Alternative for the Final Moments of Life
16.  Deathing: An Intelligent Alternative for the Final Moments of Life by Anya Foos-Graber
The list author says:
  "A very beautiful book mixing fiction with a lot of hands-on exercises for 'rehearsing' one's death."
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Jung on Death and Immortality
17.  Jung on Death and Immortality by Carl Gustav Jung
The list author says:
  "A brilliant and profound collection of Jung's dealings with death and after-life"
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Siddhartha
18.  Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The list author says:
  "This spiritual classic is also a beautiful and profound treatise on death and dying."
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Mozart: Requiem
19.  Mozart: Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The list author says:
  "A deeply moving musical statement."
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The Spiritual Teaching of Ramana Maharshi
20.  The Spiritual Teaching of Ramana Maharshi by Ramana Maharshi
The list author says:
  "There really is no death because there really is no life. It's all just a dream we dreamed one afternoon."
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The Last Days of Socrates (Penguin Classics)
21.  The Last Days of Socrates (Penguin Classics) by Plato
The list author says:
  "When I first read this description of Socrates' death in my high school days it made a lasting impact. Awed by the composure with which he took his poison. Aided by his firm (existentisl) belief in the immortality of the soul and reincarnation."
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Lessons from the Dying
22.  Lessons from the Dying by M.S.W. Rodney Smith
The list author says:
  "Profound book by an author with many years of experience from working with dying people. Seen from a Buddhistic perspective."
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Faust I & II (Goethe : The Collected Works, Vol 2)
23.  Faust I & II (Goethe : The Collected Works, Vol 2) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The list author says:
  "As he was nearing death Goethe gave us his deep and moving vision of the soul's journey after death and union with the eternal Feminity."
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And Now, and Here
24.  And Now, and Here by Krishna Prem
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  "Texts from a meditation camp, dedicated to investigating (ego)death and the beyond."
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In the Spirit: Conversations with the Spirit of Jerry Garcia
25.  In the Spirit: Conversations with the Spirit of Jerry Garcia by Wendy Weir
The list author says:
  "Interesting converstations with the oversoul of the late great guitarist."
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Staying Connected : How to Continue Your Relationships With Those Who Have Died
26.  Staying Connected : How to Continue Your Relationships With Those Who Have Died by Rudolf Steiner
The list author says:
  "Few have made such detailed maps of the after worlds as Steiner. But what are his views based on other than his subjective 'visions'? Interesting but not for everyone."
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Space And Time
27.  Space And Time by Steve Roach
The list author says:
  "Music that really seems to come from somewhere beyond."
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Lessons from the Light: What We Can Learn from the Near-Death Experience
28.  Lessons from the Light: What We Can Learn from the Near-Death Experience by Kenneth Ring
The list author says:
  "The pioneer in the research of near-death experiences."
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Raymond, or Life and death: With examples of the evidence for survival of memory and affection after death
29.  Raymond, or Life and death: With examples of the evidence for survival of memory and affection after death by Oliver Lodge
The list author says:
  "Profound spiritualistic work with some really convincing examples of communication with his deceased son. Interesting though hardly the definitive truth of our post-morten excistence."
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Infinity:The Ultimate Trip.. Journey Beyond Death
30.  Infinity:The Ultimate Trip.. Journey Beyond Death DVD ~ Neale Donald Walsch
The list author says:
  "A highly interesting movie featuring the likes of Brian Weiss, Neal Donald Walsh, Grof. Nice visuals and music make for a total experience. Somewhat superficial though."
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Fairy tales from H.C. Andersen (Splendor books)
31.  Fairy tales from H.C. Andersen (Splendor books) by H. C Andersen
The list author says:
  "All his life this genial author was occupied with the theme of death. On one hand deeply imbedded in a spiritual worldview on the other hand very affraid of sickness and death. His attempts to resolve this problem resulted in some highly original and archetypical stories."
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Life After Life: The Investigation of a Phenomenon--Survival of Bodily Death
32.  Life After Life: The Investigation of a Phenomenon--Survival of Bodily Death by Raymond A. Moody
The list author says:
  "A classic."
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Letters from a Stoic (Penguin Classics)
33.  Letters from a Stoic (Penguin Classics) by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The list author says:
  "As for all stoics death was a central theme for Seneca who repeatedly adviced people to daily meditate on their mortality. He put his teachings into practice with a contemplative and dignified suicide."
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In Search of the Miraculous (Harvest Book)
34.  In Search of the Miraculous (Harvest Book) by P. D. Ouspensky
The list author says:
  "P.D. Ouspensky was an advocate (like Nietzsche) for the theory of eternal reccurence. That we die just to live the same life over and over again. Could actually be a rather elegant solution to the question of dejá vu."
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Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged
35.  Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged by Ian Stevenson
The list author says:
  "Serious, scientific exploration that seems to point to reincarnation as an undeniable fact. But what really incarnates? This is of course the big question. A book most sceptics hate (and ignore) due to its impeccable method and integrity."
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William Wordsworth - The Major Works: including The Prelude (Oxford World's Classics)
36.  William Wordsworth - The Major Works: including The Prelude (Oxford World's Classics) by William Wordsworth
The list author says:
  ""Ode To Immortality" must be one of the most profound and thoroughly spiritual Western works of art."
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The Seventh Seal (The Criterion Collection)
37.  The Seventh Seal (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Max von Sydow
The list author says:
  "Playing chess with Death is a highly serious matter. A striking visual masterwork."
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Physics of the Soul: The Quantum Book of Living, Dying, Reincarnation and Immortality
38.  Physics of the Soul: The Quantum Book of Living, Dying, Reincarnation and Immortality by Amit Goswami
The list author says:
  "A quantumm physicist gives his views on death and the after life painting a rather bleak picture of our possibilities after death. Interesting but hardly as essential as Goswami himself seems to think."
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PARERGA AND PARALIPOMENA: A Collection of Philosophical Essays
39.  PARERGA AND PARALIPOMENA: A Collection of Philosophical Essays by Arthur Schopenhauer
The list author says:
  "This german philosopher far from being the 'pessimist' he's portraited as by the mainstream was actually kind of a 'new age' pioneer. Deeply interested in hypnosis and never affraid to state his firm belief in reincarnation. And his deep interest in Eastern spirituality."
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The Story of Sylvie and Bruno
40.  The Story of Sylvie and Bruno by Lewis Carroll
The list author says:
  "This somewhat underrated but very beautiful novel deals among other subjects rather profundly with the theme of death, dying and after life. More overtly Christian than the Alice stories but just as deep, spiritual and humorous."
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