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Does Heaven Exist?

6 religious experts give their opinion on the afterlife

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Byron Katie Spiritual Teacher and Founder of The Work in Ojai, Calif. 

During one of my weekend intensives, a man once said to me, with the loveliest glow on his face, "I just understood! It's amazing. What you're talking about is heaven on earth!"

As you begin to wake yourself up from your dreams of hell or purgatory, heaven dawns on you in a way that the imagination can't comprehend. And then, as you continue to question what you believe, you realize that heaven, too, is just a beginning.

There is something better than heaven. It's the eternal, infinitely creative mind. It's so brilliant that it will shake what's left of you into the depths of all-consuming wonder.

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