Spiritual Forums

Home


Donate!


Articles


CHAT!


Shop


 
Welcome to Spiritual Forums!.

We created this community for people from all backgrounds to discuss Spiritual, Paranormal, Metaphysical, Philosophical, Supernatural, and Esoteric subjects. From Astral Projection to Zen, all topics are welcome. We hope you enjoy your visits.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest, which gives you limited access to most discussions and articles. By joining our free community you will be able to post messages, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload your own photos, and gain access to our Chat Rooms, Registration is fast, simple, and free, so please, join our community today! !

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, check our FAQs before contacting support. Please read our forum rules, since they are enforced by our volunteer staff. This will help you avoid any infractions and issues.

Go Back   Spiritual Forums > Spirituality & Beliefs > Death & The Afterlife

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 17-12-2013, 05:09 PM
rodan rodan is offline
Experiencer
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 289
 
40 days

This thought has been on my mind lately, like to know what others may think about it. ( This question just for those that believe there was actually a " Jesus of Nazareth " , from the bible, did actually exist here on earth )

After Jesus died, and was resurrected, he remained on earth ( physical plane ) for forty days, before He ascended.

Question: Does anyone think maybe, after our death, our " astral body " hangs around for 40 days? Jesus did it, with his physical body, and, while He was here for those 40 days, he could disappear, go through walls, etc., kinda like those that astral project, and are able to go anywhere in their astral body

Now, the jump would be, do you think it's possible, not only for our astral body to hang around for 40 days, but, to maybe show it to those still alive, like Jesus did?

Keep in mind, there are those, that tell of experiences where their loved ones who passed on, reappeared to them, within days or weeks after passing.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 17-12-2013, 05:23 PM
linen53 linen53 is online now
Master
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Colorado, USA
Posts: 9,681
  linen53's Avatar
Here is a similar thread (but different)

http://www.spiritualforums.com/vb/sh...ad.php?t=59660
__________________
Deb

If you hit rock bottom, start picking up rocks.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 17-12-2013, 05:48 PM
desert rat desert rat is online now
Master
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Phoenix AZ USA
Posts: 3,207
 
As best as i can remember it rained on Noah's ark for around 40 days and nights also . That number may have some other meaning in the Bible . In the Tibeten book of the dead there is a peorid of time a soul hangs around , I dont remember what that time is .
p.s. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bardo_Thodol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noah's_Ark
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 18-12-2013, 12:05 AM
WhiteWarrior WhiteWarrior is offline
Master
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 2,406
 
40 is an important number in one way I am aware of. During the Black Plague (1348-1350) in medieval Europe, travelers and refugees arriving at any city would be held isolated for 40 days before allowed in past the main gates. Those who were infected had thus time enough to develop their sickness to the visible stage. Which, of course, was soon followed by death. Those who were still not visibly sick after that time, were allowed in. It might seem harsh, but it is estimated that between 30 and 60 percent of Europe's population died from the Black Plague.

And now you know where the word quarantine comes from. It is latin for the number 40.
__________________
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(c) Spiritual Forums