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Living Souls in the Spirit Dimension

The Afterlife and Transdimensional Reality

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An examination of our consciousness’s ability to pass between dimensions, both in life and after death, and how to communicate with spirits

• Reveals that all beings exist simultaneously in the material dimension and in the soul hyperdimension and that our consciousness transcends death

• Provides evidence that the deceased keep in contact with their loved ones and are able to visit them as apparitions, give them advice, and protect them

• Offers rigorous scientific analysis of paranormal occurrences, including evidence of life after death, house spirits, near-death and out-of-body experiences, and communication with the souls of the deceased

In this exploration of consciousness, after-death communication, and the validity of near-death and out-of-body experiences, Chris H. Hardy, Ph.D., a former researcher at Princeton’s Psychophysical Research Laboratories, reveals that all beings exist simultaneously in the material dimension and in the soul hyperdimension. During life, we can access the soul hyperdimension through heightened states of consciousness and dreams. After death, we cease to physically exist, but our consciousness continues on in the hyperdimension as a living soul, a complete personality able to perceive and even affect the material world.

Through rigorous scientific analysis of psi experiences and surveys, the author shows that the deceased keep contact with the living by visiting them as apparitions, protecting them from harm, and even interceding to solve family problems or resolve their own unfinished business. She details her own psi and spiritual experiences, such as interactions with a house spirit, clairvoyance in lucid dreams, and her decades of communication with the souls of the deceased, including her own parents and scientific geniuses, and provides empirical evidence to support their reality. Moreover, Hardy offers tested methods for gaining access to the soul dimension and explores what can be accomplished there, including communicating with those who exist beyond our own matter world.

Sharing her breakthrough understanding of the soul dimension as a hyperdimension pervading the universe, where our consciousness lives on after physical death, Hardy shows that we are all transdimensional beings and that the living souls of the spirit dimension welcome our interaction.


Chapter 5. A Stifling Bond with the Deceased

Strong bonding between two persons during their lives may turn out to be a real hindrance for one person surviving the other. The problem becomes acute if the living one is so engrossed in the relationship with the deceased that he/she gets estranged from a normal social life. I came across this type of problem when I got a job as a psychologist in a mental hospital in the suburbs of Paris.

On my first day I met with a young woman, fifteen or sixteen years old. She was seated near a table, withdrawn and shy, and I took a seat in front of her. We spent a few minutes chatting and then I asked Emilie to tell me her story.

She started with a stern statement, repeating that she was “mentally very sick.” I let it pass without comment, taking it as the result of the projections of the psychiatrists and nurses in this hospital on all their patients. Then Emilie explained that she had a very dear friend, a girl named Marie, who had died eight months earlier, but she was still with her, at her side, day in and night out.

“How’s that?” I asked, “Do you see her in your room?”

“Yes, of course. She’s sitting next to me and we can talk together. If I walk and go somewhere, then she accompanies me. It’s just like before she died. We were always together, inseparable.”

After a moment of silence, she added: “You see, I’m very sick. I’ve schizophrenia, hallucinations.”

“Look Emilie, you have to know that, in about three quarters of the world, if you were to tell your story to people--even to doctors--everybody would believe that you are indeed communicating with your dear deceased friend. It’s solely in most of Europe and North America that our Western science has decreed that only matter and your body are real and that there’s no survival of the soul after bodily death. Everywhere else, in the ancient cultures, many individuals have the gift of seeing their own deceased loved ones and quite a number like you are even able to communicate with them.”

She looked at me briefly but intensely, pondering my words but not quite ready to believe me.

I went on explaining: “Indeed, if we were to take any religion seriously, then, since they all posit a survival of the souls in full consciousness, there would always be the possibility that some human beings could have the gift of seeing these departed souls.” Now she was positively hooked on my story, even if she still didn’t make any straightforward eye contact. I went on, slowly:

“So, in brief, about three quarters of the people on earth would readily conclude that you have this gift yourself. And in some cultures you would be highly respected because of this gift. I myself believe that you are really seeing and talking to Marie. The problem isn’t your gift or even your mental balance. The problem lies in the fact that you’re putting your life and your freedom at risk by constantly being with her. If she died it’s because she has something to do on the other side. And if you’re still here, alive in your body, it’s because you yourself also have something to accomplish in your life. Do you see my point?”

“Oui! This sounds right. But what shall I do?”

I felt so much empathy for her plight; I was so anguished at seeing a young girl’s future jeopardized by stiff Freudian dogma! I was speaking low and softly, directly to her heart and soul, with loads of implicit thoughts.

“How could you possibly go on with your own life and accomplish something if you only stick with her?”

She nodded her assent.

“You don’t want to stay in this ward for months, do you? You have your own life in front of you! And it’s the same for Marie: she has to start focusing on why she died, and what it is she has to do on the other side. Surely, if she loves you so much, she would prefer to see you happy and not secluded in this place, don’t you think?”

All the while she had kept her head down looking at her hands crossed over her knees, giving me a quick and shy side glance once in a while. But she nodded again and I felt that I had pulled her out of the psychic knot and brought her mind to where she could mull over her actual predicament in a more strategic light.

After a long moment of silence, I continued “Now listen, here is what we are going to do right now: You’ll talk to Marie and explain to her that your sticking together is harming you right now. That she has to focus on her own life beyond, and that you yourself have to focus fully on your life here. Tell her she has to take some distance for a while and let you breathe. . . . Will you do it today?”

She nodded again, this time with a hopeful expression, while she looked at me still a bit shyly but now straight in the eyes.

“So look, I’m going to leave you now. Talk to Marie and you’ll see that your situation will greatly improve. . . . And don’t speak about it around here.”

Meanwhile, when I came back home, I entered into a deep state of meditation and summoned the spirit of Marie to come and talk with me. For about half an hour I conversed with her, aware that she had sensed and followed our exchange that afternoon, but nevertheless explaining what I had already said to Emilie and what Emilie would certainly have also told her.

In this particular case, the combined effect of my conversations with Emilie and Marie turned out to be extremely positive, beyond my wildest dreams in fact.

About The Author

Chris H. Hardy, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in ethno-psychology. A cognitive scientist and former researcher at Princeton’s Psychophysical Research Laboratories, she has spent many years investigating nonlocal consciousness through systems theory, chaos theory, and her own Semantic Fields Theory. The author of many research papers and published books, including DNA of the Gods and The Sacred Network, she lives in France.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Bear & Company (June 9, 2020)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781591433729

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Raves and Reviews

“Chris Hardy’s latest work follows a series of provocative but wellresearched and brilliantly written books on fringe consciousness topics. But this is more than a personal history of her remarkable experiences in what she calls the ‘transdimensional reality.’ Hardy cites serious research that supports the importance of near-death experiences, out-of-body experiences, after-death communication, and similar topics for a full understanding of the many dimensions of human nature. Living Souls in the Spirit Dimension is written in a reader-friendly manner that clarifies the complex phenomena she describes.”

– Stanley Krippner, Ph.D., coauthor of Personal Mythology

“Chris Hardy is a natural mystic as well as a fine scholar. In this delightfully readable book she shares her experience on both sides of the veil and gives us an image-rich history of attitudes and beliefs about death from throughout the world.”

– Allan Combs, Ph.D., professor of transformative studies at the California Institute of Integral Stud

“Chris Hardy, the anthropology pioneer who has expanded our discipline to embrace the spiritual dimension of human existence and the coherent field generated by spiritual practices, opens our discipline even more with this new book that I highly recommend.”

– Sasha Alex Lessin, Ph.D., coauthor of Anunnaki Evolution of the Gods

“The oldest known map is from ancient Egypt. Interestingly enough, it depicts the afterlife. For the modern traveler to other worlds, I recommend Living Souls in the Spirit Dimension by Chris Hardy.”

– Mark Mirabello, Ph.D., author of A Traveler’s Guide to the Afterlife

"For those skeptical of the existence of psi abilities like extrasensory perception, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, and clairaudience, the latest largely autobiographical book by a prolific author, Chris Hardy may very well change your mind."

– Alan Glassman, New Dawn magazine

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