Entries by Eben Alexander

The Map of Heaven – Launch Day Message

Today is the day!  October 7 is here, and THE MAP OF HEAVEN is on bookshelves and shipping out from major retailers in the US and UK.   Eben kicked off the MAP OF HEAVEN book tour with interviews on Fox & Friends and Kilmeade & Friends, and is at the Open Center in New […]

The Map of Heaven: Excerpts

First, thanks so much to everyone who participated in this week’s facebook giveaway, which ran Tuesday morning until 5 p.m. yesterday.  And congratulations to our five facebook giveaway winners! Owie Mahaney, Judy Shulga, Duane Goudge, Shawn Kellner and Karen Hastings, an Advance Reader Copy of Eben’s second book, Map of Heaven, is on its way to […]

“Consciousness Consciousness”

At the end of May 2014, Eben presented with Sacred Acoustics co-founder Karen Newell at the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) conference in Phoenix. ACEP is an organization of psychologists and energy healers who provide care by integrating modern medicine with ancient wisdom about human bio-energetic systems such as meridians, chakras and biofields.   […]

The Map of Heaven: Sneak Preview

THE MAP OF HEAVEN, co-written with Ptolemy Tompkins, is due out in the US and Canada on October 7, 2014! It has also been contracted in other languages – see Foreign Language posting. It includes some updates on Eben’s life and experience post-PROOF OF HEAVEN, as well as drawing on stories of other people who […]

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Intelligence Squared-Debate Reflections: The Sound of One Hand Clapping

The current online voting for Wednesday (May 7, 2014) night’s Intelligence Squared debate shows Dr Moody and myself (Dr Eben Alexander) victorious (currently 68:32, from 50:50 before the debate). I suspect that is related to the listeners’ awareness that an audience of neuroscientists would have agreed with me, against Steven Novella, that no neuroscientist on […]

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Be Here (in Maui) Now

Dr Alexander and Karen Newell of Sacred Acoustics spent the last week visiting Chuck Blitz in Wailea on the magical Hawaiian island of Maui. A highlight of their visit included spending time with Ram Dass, also known as Dr. Richard Alpert, renowned for his pioneering work with Timothy Leary in exploring extraordinary states of consciousness […]

Returning to Church

FAQ:  What was it like to return to church after you healed from your coma?   Like many people, I went to church for a lot of reasons, including community, charity, social involvement and interesting sermons. The first time I stepped foot in church after waking up, I was overwhelmed by gratitude.  I was invited […]

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Fear of Death

I’ve done a lot of interviews since PROOF OF HEAVEN launched, and have been blessed to speak with everyone from local radio hosts to New York Times reporters, from Japanese documentarians to Oprah.  After a while I noticed the same questions coming up again and again. Some were about my specific story; others were about what I had […]