THE LAUGHING MAN VOL. 8. NO. 1
©1988 The Free Daist Communion.
‘The Heart of Understanding’ (KNEE).
A Moratorium on The Laughing Man magazine, by the editors.
Editorial Introduction: the Contemplation of Death.
“NOW THEY ARE ALL DEAD” (10/10/87).
Attention, the Cosmic Mandala, the Seven Stages of Life, and the
Death Process, by Ty Koontz.
Section One: Death and the Body:
“THE BODY WANTS TO DIE” (11/30/82).
Death, the Body, and the Western Psyche, by Carolyn Lee:
The Egyptian View of Death.
Traditional European Attitudes to Embalming.
Embalming in Contemporary America.
The Mummification of Yuya, by Laurel Patterson.
“WE WILL TREAT ONE ANOTHER DIFFERENTLY IN DEATH” (10/15/82).
Section Two: Death and the Psyche:
From Alpha to Omega: Ancient Mysteries and the Near-Death Experience,
by Kenneth Ring:
The Egyptian Mysteries.
The Osirian Initiation Rite.
The NDE in Light of the Osirian Mysteries.
The Promise of the NDE:
From Alpha to Omega.
St. Patrick’s Purgatory:
the Story of the Knight Owein:
The Knight in Purgatory.
The Messengers of God Welcome Owein.
First Meeting with the Devils.
The Knight Receives the Heavenly Manna, The Knight Returns to
Liberation and the Bardos: the Tibetan View of Death and Dying, by
Jeffrey Fitzsimmons and Carolyn Lee.
“VISIONS ARE A KIND OF WASHING” (7/14/87).
Reincarnation, Psychic Awakening, and the Transcendence of Rebirth,
by Carolyn Lee.
‘And You Will Awaken To The Eternal Self-Domain’ (DHT).
Musical Sacramental Midwifery: the Laughing Man interviews Therese
‘BLOOD SACRIFICE AND THE DEATH OF JESUS’ (BoT).
A response by Bede Griffiths: Salvation through the Blood of Christ:
the New Testament Tradition.
Section Three: Ego-Death:
The Great Unborn Self.
The Graceful Communion of the Unborn.
Ego-Death and the Illusions of the Sixties, by William Stranger.
Stanzas on the Avadhuta, from the Siddha-Siddhanta-Paddhati,
translated by Georg Feuerstein.
“THE DEATH AND BIRTH OF THE GOD-MAN” (7/12/76).
The Kundalini Experience, by Lee Sannella, M.D..
The Nectar of the Lord’s Feet: Final Teachings of Sri Nisargadatta
Maharaj-Discourses January-February 1980, ed. by Robert Powell.
The Company of Truth: Offerings of The Free Daist Communion.