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The Mandaean Religion of Iraq – Exploring the World Religions

The Mandaean Religion of Iraq – Exploring the World Religions By James Bean Copyright January 1998 – All Rights Reserved     The story of the Mandaeans (Man-day-yens) somewhat resembles the experience of Native American tribes; may they survive; may their ancient wisdom be shared with humanity.   In the 1970’s professor Kurt Rudolph wrote …

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>Gita Krishna Gnostic Jesus Parallels

> Gita-Krishna Gnostic Parallels Sant Mat Mysticism Blog: http://santmat.gaia.com/blog The following is from the Bhagavad Gita along with some parallel passages I found: quotes from the Gospel of Thomas and other Gnostic scriptures I was reminded of when reading this section of the Gita. Jai Guru, James Bhagavad Gita, from Chapters 7 and 8, along …

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>The LOST Books of the Bible

> Spoken recently by James Bean on his radio program called Spiritual Awakening. Which features spiritual book reviews and readings from the writings of many mystics, saints and world scriptures of the East and West. “Transmigration is another word for reincarnation. It is a very Eastern term. You don’t hear it that often in the …

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>Ancient Near-Death Experiences in Mandaean Scriptures

>Ancient Near-Death Experiences in Mandaean Scriptures Copyright January 1997 By James Bean (Photo of a Mandaean Scroll written in Mandaic, a dialect of Aramaic) The following is found in the Mandaean Gnostic scriptures of Iraq. They sound somewhat like ancient NDEs or near-death experiences. When crossing over, the soul meets “a discharge of Radiance.” This …

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