Spiritual Liberation Part 1
When a person dies, he has a flashback of his entire life. He sees and hears with clarity what he has done and said – both good and bad. He will be his own judge. After this event, there is a tremendous descent of spiritual energy, manifesting internally as a brilliant white light. By being aware do this brilliant white light, the negative thoughts and emotions in the auras and in the chokes of the etheric, astral and mental bodies will be disintegrated to a great extent. The incarnated soul itself will be purified. God is indeed all loving and all-compassionate. No matter what kind of life a person has lived, even if he were a criminal, he is till given another spiritual chance or opportunity at the moment of death. By being aware of the inner brilliant white light, one can achieve oneness with it and go directly into the higher world or what people call “heaven”.
When the person merges with the brilliant white light, he passes through a tunnel of light, which is actually the spiritual cord. In some cases, the incarnated soul may unite with the higher soul immediately. Or it may just simply stay in heaven or the higher world for a certain period of time and then late reunite with the higher soul. This depends on the degree of spiritual development of the soul. During meditation, a yogi may also see the tunnel of light and pass through it.
Reference : Achieving Oneness with the Higher Soul. Master Choa Kok Sui.