Dying To Be Me: My Journey From Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing by Anita MoorjaniDying To Be Me: My Journey From Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing by Anita Moorjani

Dying To Be Me: My Journey From Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing

byAnita MoorjaniForeword byWayne W.dyer

Hardcover | January 26, 2012

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In this truly inspirational memoir , Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body-overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system-began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth . . . and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had improved so rapidly that she was able to be released from the hospital within weeks . . . without a trace of cancerin her body! Within these pages, Anita recounts stories of her childhood in Hong Kong, her challenge to establish her career and find true love, as well as how she eventually ended up in that hospital bed where she defied all medical knowledge. As part of a traditional Hindu family residing in a largely Chinese and British society, she had been pushed and pulled by cultural and religious customs since she had been a little girl. After years of struggling to forge her own path while trying to meet everyone else's expectations, she had the realization, as a result of her epiphany on the other side, that she had the power to heal herself . . . and that there are miracles in theUniverse that she had never even imagined. In Dying to Be Me, Anita freely shares all she has learned about illness, healing, fear, "being love," and the true magnificence of each and every human being!This is a book that definitely makes the case that weare spiritual beings having a human experience . . . and that we are all One! "
Anita Moorjani was born in Singapore of Indian parents, moved to Hong Kong at the age of two, and has lived in Hong Kong most of her life. Because of her background and British education, she is multilingual and grew up speaking English, Cantonese, and an Indian dialect simultaneously; she later learned French at school. Anita had been...
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Title:Dying To Be Me: My Journey From Cancer, to Near Death, to True HealingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9 × 6 × 0.87 inPublished:January 26, 2012Publisher:Hay HouseLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Read This book changed my outlook on illness and life in general. The author does a great job of describing the journey. She really paints a picture. It's a great read for any one looking to broaden their spirituality. It would also be quite touching for anyone suffering an illness.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dying To Be Me Interesting read. Thought provoking. The author is very articulate and believable. The importance of true, unconditional love cannot be underestimated or minimized after reading her story.
Date published: 2015-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I good title to grab your interest I enjoyed this book as it confirmed once again the fact that we do not die. Being a true story in an easy to read format made it an enjoyable read. I think it is a good starting book for anyone getting into new age spiritual books because it is easy to understand the concepts that Anita is explaining to us. This book gives us a chance to look into why we are here and shows us that we are meant to be ourselves. Thanks to Anita for having the courage to come forward and tell here story, I am sure it will help a lot of people to learn to enjoy their lives.
Date published: 2015-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dying to be me by Anita Moorjani Beautifully written,I read it in one night, Anita is eloquent , non judgement and yet deeply comforting to read for anyone who has lost a loved one and the thought of what happens after death keeps haunting them.
Date published: 2015-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't Put It Down Loved this book. Couldn't put it down once I started it. I Learned important life lessons from it. Suggesting it to all of my friends.
Date published: 2014-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't Put It Down Loved this book. Couldn't put it down once I started it. I Learned important life lessons from it. Suggesting it to all of my friends.
Date published: 2014-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. What a fascinating read!
Date published: 2014-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. More than a book about fighting a disease, this book is a guide to live a rich, fulfilling life.
Date published: 2014-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. Such an amazing book. SO inspiring. If anyone is suffering from an illness or is having trouble figuring out who they are or what they want to be in life, I highly recommend this book. Her story is so inspiring, and at the same time, very entertaining.
Date published: 2014-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. This book was recommended by 2 friends, both being treated or having overcome cancer. It did not disappoint. It put the fear of death aside and showed the power beyond our own control and the importance of LIVING LIFE and Loving Life. Truly inspiring. I will read part of it again.
Date published: 2014-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. Anita is very open to how she experienced her near death experience. She gave me great hope that there is more to life after we leave this world. I enjoyed her writing which was very easy to read and understand.
Date published: 2014-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. What a great read and inspiration!
Date published: 2014-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. I picked up this book while a close friend was dying of cancer to understand why. I discovered more than why from this book and have altered my own thoughts to live a freer life -- in the present. Anita inspires you to be your better self.
Date published: 2014-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. Really enjoyed this book! Anita is very honest and open about her life. Very inspirational for anyone going through life.
Date published: 2014-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. LIFE CHANGING. Her story is empowering and gives a new meaning to life, as if wearing a different pair of glasses. It makes it easy to live. She gives hope and uncovers the truth on how life works. This book taught me that everything boils down to 2 things: love or fear. And she has taught me to choose love all the time.
Date published: 2014-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worthwhile reading. I loved this book, and have gone back to read parts of it again a few times. I've read other accounts of near death experiences over the years, some interesting, and many in my view stretching the limits of credibility, but this one made sense to me in the context of everything I believe and have come to understand, and went beyond that to offer some explanations and perspective that I found extremely helpful and inspiring. I would recommend it to anyone who is trying to make sense of what happens in life, or who is searching for meaning. I give it four stars for the value of its message, although I did find the writing a little bit repetitive--a minor quibble. Well worth reading!
Date published: 2014-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnificent Amazing book in all aspects. Truly inspiring and changes the way you look at humans. I disagree on some of Anita's views (the no-punishment part). After all, she only saw part of the other side no it whole. Her experience was NDE not full death. Yet she speaks as if she knows it all
Date published: 2013-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnificent When diagnosed with cancer, it was suggested I read this book. Miss Moorjani was very honest with how she wanted to live her life and how where she was living, religion and family customs regulated her life, . Miss Moorjani does not lecture but explains about her experience. She does not preach. I enjoyed reading her book very much. It was very refreshing compared to other books in the genre.
Date published: 2013-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful This book is amazing, I really feel and believe what she experienced.
Date published: 2013-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must Read Book A wonderful and life affirming book! I strongly recommend this book to everyone who has questioned what is possible in the realms of health and healing. Reading this book confirmed for me the incredible opportunity we have everyday to truly live life from a place of inner peace and allowing.
Date published: 2013-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing. Just a amazing This is the best book I have read yet...it's like every little details that I feel, felt & feeling was written well--understood by Anita. It will change ur perspective & outlook on life.
Date published: 2013-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing. Just a amazing I loved this book and took away the message to love myself unconditionally and live my life fearlessly. Brilliant!
Date published: 2013-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dying To Be Me Dying To Be Me is undoubtedly the BEST and most intelligent book I have read in a long time. If we can all understand her mind set, life would be a much better place for those who decide to choose this. I see now that the life we choose is indeed a choice. And when you read her book, life will become so much more, and so very simple. I am free. Please, please read this book!
Date published: 2013-02-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dying to be me Fascinating and inspiring story.
Date published: 2013-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dying to Be Me This is an awesome book. I have read many books on NDE, and was not disappointed with this book. Really makes you look at the way you go through life, what is really important and what we THINK is important.
Date published: 2012-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME!!!! POWERFUL!!! A book that should be on everyone's reading list NOW!!! iT WILL IMPACT ON THE REST OF MY LIFE!
Date published: 2012-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it !!! This is my favorite book on this subject that I have read so far . It makes you think ...out of the box !! You may agree or disagree but it definitely is thought -provoking . Captures your interest right away .Will be at the top of my list for gift-giving this year . I think all should have the opportunity to read it .
Date published: 2012-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best book I have read in a while I discovered Anita's interview by chance on Youtube while I was watching spiritual teachers teaching. I bought her book the same day and couldn't put it down! Many teachers reveal the truth of oneness, nonduality; seeing the true self (love, light, enlightened) I could understand and accept it on the intellectual level but could not imagine how it is like in that state. Anita's NDE experience truly made me "see" how it is like being the unconditional love and infinate self. I am also amazed by her writing. She described the non-describale so well that I feel I could experience it as well. I could also relate to her emotions of living under culture, society's expectation, afraid of disappointing others, trying to fit in, in so many different levels. Her words come from true knowing. The book is beautifully written.
Date published: 2012-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely wonderful First off, I'll admit I am not one for the "cookie cutter" spiritual self-help publishing franchise, and I am extremely skeptical about anything that gets pumped out using a medium who's primary motivation is profit. Being an NDE'r myself, it troubles me to see these experiences being exploited for religious purposes like we currently see running rampant with Colin Burpo's million best seller which is a signature of the quality these cookie cutters offer, and reminds me of the quote "don't let the truth get in the way of a good story.". Books like "Dying to be Me" are usually relegated to the self-publishing venues because they are not what the cookie cutters would consider a winner (profit!) and a good example of the quality of self-publishing is August Golforth's excellent book "The Risen". Yet, once in awhile the cookie cutters manage to get it right and back a refreshing gem, and "Dying to Be Me" by first time author Anita Moorjani is such a book . This to me is what makes this book so exciting and an exceedingly rare accomplishment and testament to just how powerful and beautiful Anita's NDE experience is. As an NDE'r myself, and someone who has had the opportunity to know Anita for 7 years now and whom has become a very dear and valued friend, I can say that Anita can speak for me anytime because she doesn't tell you how, she shows you how...every day...in every deed...in every movement. She truly walks the walk and that is her gift to us. In Anita being who she is, she gives me the self-confidence to try. Anita sets this book up magnificently(pun intended) and if the reader is at all interested in NDE's, this should be a must read!. Anita openly shares her cultural upbringing, bares all and holds nothing to chance . Her honesty is not only welcoming, it is truly refreshing. Cultural influences are very important, and often confusing aspect of understanding any NDE. Because the experience itself is so "real", most people get lost in the cultural morasse that forms the dawn of awakening. There are very few experiencers that are willing to admit to this truth, nor are willing to look beyond it. For them their experience is a verification of what they want Gods to be. Very few can get past that and see the cultural influences are generated to comfort and alleviate the experiencers own fear of death. For once, we have an experiencer who is willing to tell it like it is, to share what happens when you finally release and let go of your own expectations of What God needs to be. The results are profound, and what makes Dying to be Me a true gem for those willing to let go of their security blankets. What is so special about Anita's account, and this book, is that she takes us further into the death process than most, because she gave into the moment and released her fear of death that held her experience within the confines of her cultural expectations. This is something VERY FEW are willing or capable of doing or willing to share and what makes this book so important. She should be applauded for her honesty, and her tenacity to be who she is irregardless of incredible pressure to conform to cultural , societal and political demands that are usually required by the cookie cutter self-help franshise which usually shy's away from such material as unprofitable. This is what is truly remarkable about "Dying to be Me" for me. Anita has a incredible gift in bringing words to life, to bring the emotion to the words that create the images in the readers mind , which in and of itself is usually impossible to accomplish. Her description of her experience itself, is so beautifully written, it sent me to tears more than once. She brought my experience back to life. Her experience, so like my own, differs only in cultural manifestations. Her NDE commentary will touch your heart in ways even you won't be able to understand. Allow it to touch your heart, and I promise you it will change the way you view yourself, and the world. Right now the reader has a plethora of NDE books out there to peruse, thanks to the cookie cutter school of self-help publishing. There are many choices. In one corner we have Colin Burpo, who saw Jesus, and therefore sells millions of books because his experience plays to what people WANT or NEED to hear.. In corner two we have Anita Moorjani, who tells it like it is.. Anita Moorjani ain't Colin Burpo, nor does she have to be. Two contrasting versions. It now becomes our choice what you choose to believe and trust in. I'll trust Anita any day. Buy the book! Highly recommend 5 stars
Date published: 2012-03-02