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Boehme, Jacob - Dialogues between Disciple and Master - Whither go the souls when they leave these mortal bodies

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001697

Type of spiritual experience

Background

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

The source of the experience

Boehme, Jacob

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