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Moorjain Moorjani born Anita Shamdasani born 16 March  is a New York Times best selling author of the book Dying to be Me speaker,  and intercultural consultant for multinational corporations.
Inafter suffering cancer for almost four years, Anita’s organs started shutting down and she slipped into a deep coma. She was in coma for 30 hours. She was rushed to the hospital where she claims to have crossed into the afterlife during what is often referred to as a Near Death Moodjani NDE.
Shortly after her birth, her family moved to Sri Lankaand then at age two, moved to Hong Kongwhere she and her older brother Anoop grew up.
Anita and her brother both studied in British schools. As ke ethnic minority in a majority British school, Moorjani says she was often the victim of bullying.
In Februarywhile living and working in Hong KongMoorjani was diagnosed with lymphoma after finding a lump on her neck. Initially, Moorjani rejected conventional medicine. She had watched several people close anifa her die of cancer, including her brother-in-law and her best friend, despite extensive conventional treatments. Over the months that ensued, Moorjani experimented with various alternative healing practices, but to no avail.
She subsequently underwent several conventional cancer treatments. However, by that point, despite these treatments, aita doctors informed her and her family that it was “too late” to save her life.
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The lymphoma had spread throughout her body and had metastasized. Moorjani had large lemon sized tumors all over her upper body from her neck to her abdomen. Her body would no longer absorb nourishment, her lungs were perpetually filled with fluid that needed to be drained regularly, and she was connected to piped oxygen.
On 2 Februaryshe fell into a deep coma. The doctors told her family that her body had gone into organ failure and she was in her final hours of life. Moorjani came out of the coma thirty hours later and told her family that during her NDE, she had been greeted by her deceased father and deceased best friend, who had tp her that it was not her time to die.
During those 30 hours, Moorjani experienced many characteristic details of a near death experience as well as details unique to her. Her account includes an out-of-body experience with observations and awareness of physical surroundings.
Moorjani said she had a strong reluctance to fying to her suffering and dying physical body, but was encouraged to return by her father and best friend who told her that she needed to return and to “live her life fearlessly”.
Subsequent to coming out of her coma, Moorjani experienced a spontaneous djing. Shortly after her full recovery, Moorjani started sharing her story and anit insights she gained from her NDE on the internet. Jeffrey Long and his wife, Jody Long, a family law attorney. Long, who questioned Moorjani further to verify her case, and subsequently posted her story on the home page of his website as he felt hers was an “exceptional NDE”. Shortly after her recovery, The University of Hong Kong learned of Anita’s spontaneous remission from her oncologist, who introduced Moorjani to the head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences.
She was then invited to address the faculty and students on a regular basis, to speak about topics such as facing death, facing a prognosis of terminal illness, dealing with cancer, how to support someone with a terminal illness, fear and stress from illness, and so on.
As her story was further promulgated via the internet, people from all over the globe began contacting her through the NDERF website to ask questions about her NDE and to seek advice or counsel. She subsequently set up her own website, and soon received hundreds of emails a week from people wanting to know more about her experience or how to deal with illness and other topics germane to her experience.
Her story came to the attention of American self-help author, Dr. Wayne Dyerwho contacted his publishers, Hay Houseasking them to locate Moorjani and suggest that she write a book, which they would publish.
Dying to be Me has subsequently sold over a million copies worldwide, and has been published in more than 40 languages. In JanuaryMoorjani’s joorjani attracted the attention of Dr. Ozwho scrutinized her medical records, and subsequently invited her to be on his show, which aired on 10 March Moorjani asserts that her cancer was caused by her emotional state, and preaches the message that a person’s physical health is affected by their emotional well being.
Skeptics criticize the message that Anita speaks. Vicky Allen, journalist at The Herald Scotland, moorjzni “These people are at the centre of a disturbing approach to illness, and cancer in particular, that sees it as a disease to be tackled with the mind and positive thinking.
It is a movement which many within the medical establishment believe is dangerous. Chan, who treated Moorjani at the critical stage of her illness, ascribed her recovery to the draining of her lungs carried out by medical specialists after she was admitted to hospital, followed by chemotherapy which she had refused for three and a half years.
Chan stated “with lymphoma, it’s never too late” and “Hodgkin’s disease is quite curable. He gained access, with her permission, to her medical records. Based on my own experience and opinions of several colleagues, I am unable to attribute her dramatic recovery to her chemotherapy. She also has an elder brother, Anoop Shamdasani. When she is not traveling and speaking at conferences all over the globe, Anita spends part of her time in Hong Kong and part of her time in California.
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