10 stories of people having supernatural experiences after dying and then coming back to life.
In Hinduism, they are the eight deities who are considered as “guardians of the world” governing the eight points of the compass: 1. Indra, east; 2. Agni, southeast; 3. Yama, south; 4. Sūrya, southwest; 5. Varuna, west; 6. Vāyu, northwest; 7. Kubera, north; and 8. Soma, northeast.
Theosophical literature equates these lokapālas with the LIPIKAS or Mahārājas, the recorders of karmic deeds.
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