Boehme, Jacob - Dialogues between Disciple and Master - Whither go the souls when they leave these mortal bodies
Type of spiritual experience
To the question ‘Where does the soul go when the body dies?’
Jacob Boehme answered
‘There is no necessity for it to go anywhere’
A description of the experience
Jacob Boehme – Dialogues between Disciple and Master
The Disciple asked his master: Whither go the souls when they leave these mortal bodies?
His Master answered: The soul need no going forth anywhere
Disciple Does it not enter into heaven or hell?
Master No, there is no such kind of entering... the soul hath heaven and hell in itself....,. And whether of the two states – either heaven or hell – shall be manifested in the soul, in that it standeth