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Articles tagged as Reincarnation

  • Poem: Last Night The Grim Reaper Came For Me

    “You should remember that you may die today—or tomorrow, or before you turn 66, or in twenty years. / It matters not, if you live the life of the soul."

  • Aerospace Entrepreneur Offers Up to $500,000 For Best Evidence of Afterlife

    Robert Bigelow founded BICS “to support research into both the survival of human consciousness after physical death and, based on data from such studies, the nature of the afterlife.

  • On Grieving a Beloved Vaishnava

    This is not a time to hold back or to put off what so deeply pains the heart, for the extent that you have loved, it is to that extent that you will feel a kind of pain that perhaps you’ve never experienced before.

  • We May Have to Leave at Any Moment

    In this world too we are a traveler, we cannot live here permanently although we may wish.

  • Demystifying Reincarnation – Chaitanya Charan’s Latest Book

    Demystifying Reincarnation is an engaging read that analyzes how one of humanity’s oldest questions – what happens after death? – is most coherently and empoweringly answered through reincarnation. The book has three major sections: scientific, inter-religious and metaphysical.

  • Amnesiac Man Wakes From Coma Speaking Only Ancient Hebrew

    A 53-year old man who spent six days in the coma, still has no memory of his former life and can only speak… in ancient Hebrew!

  • A Celibate in Chelsea - Part Two

    A short movie by New York devotees.

  • A Celibate in Chelsea - Part One

    A short movie.

  • Luke Ruehlman, 2: "I Was a Woman Called Pam in a Past Life

    When Luke Ruehlman began talking about a woman named Pam, his mother Erica assumed it was just an imaginary friend.

  • BBT Media Releases "Beyond Birth and Death" E-book

    Another well-known title, Beyond Birth and Death, by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada is now in e-book form and available at In this small yet profound book, Srila Prabhupada tells readers how the soul travels from one body to another and presents startling evidence of its incredible journey after death.

  • How Many Lives Have You Lived?

    Most people have a hard time wrapping their head around the idea that this isn’t their first life and that they may continue to live after the demise of this body.

  • The Secret Behind the Secret

    Seven years after its first release and people are still talking about it. ‘The Secret’ that Rhonda Byrne felt she had discovered was the ‘law of attraction’; whatever you think about and focus on, eventually becomes reality in your life.

  • Heaven Is For Real

    Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.

  • Death: The Elephant in the Room

    It's a constant reminder that, restaurants, delis, and a variety of other businesses are opening or going out of business, but the one establishment that seems to remain constant and unaffected by the economy is that funeral home.

  • Reincarnation

    A young boy supposedly has memories of a past life in which he was his own grandfather.

  • Evidence of Reincarnation

    In this documentary, Jim Tucker, MD and Walter Semkiw, MD, discuss the pioneering reincarnation research of Ian Stevenson, MD of the University of Virginia, which involves small children who spontaneously remember past lives that can be factually verified.

  • The Boy Who Lived Before

    Cameron, ever since he was just a toddler, talks about another family he used to live with. He knows the names of his previous family, where they lived, and can even describe the house and the landscape of his previous home on the island of Barra, some 200 miles away. But Cameron has never been there. Doctor Jim Tucker, of the University of Virginia, and Cameron's mother travel to Barra with Cameron to find the house, exactly as Cameron described.

  • Does Genetics Disprove Reincarnation?
    The reincarnation theory claims that we get our characteristics from our own past-lives karma, whereas genetics asserts that we inherit our characteristics from our parents, which is what we actually observe in the many physical resemblances among parents and offspring. Don’t these observations disprove the reincarnation theory?
  • Instant Karma
    The concepts of Karma and Reincarnation are intimately connected. However, when we discuss the law of karma being dispensed over the context of multiple lifetimes, then invariable doubts arises. If I can’t link my present reaction to a previous action, then how does Karma actually teach me anything?
  • Celestial Sales For Boy’s Tale Of Heaven
    Just two months shy of his fourth birthday, Colton Burpo was rushed into emergency surgery with a burst appendix. He woke up with an astonishing story: He had died and gone to heaven, where he met his great-grandfather; the biblical figure Samson; John the Baptist; and Jesus” Colton, now 11 years old, recalled.
  • "Proof of the Afterlife—The Conversation Continues": A New Book
    It's a true story about one man's crossing over to the Other Side in September of 2005, when, after an out of control heart arrhythmia at 1:15am, he wakes up dead in the afterlife, and comes back thirty minutes later to tell about it.
  • ISKCON Chaplain Referenced in New York Times Article on Reincarnation
    Gadadhar Pandit, a member of ISKCON and the Hindu Chaplain at Columbia University and New York University was featured with two quotes and a photograph in the New York Times in an article about an upsurge in belief in reincarnation.
  • Scientist Says Dolphins Are Non-Human Persons
    Scientists studying dolphin behavior have suggested they could be the most intelligent creatures on Earth after humans.
  • Near-Death Experiences Convince Doctor of Afterlife
    A cancer doctor says his years of experience have convinced him of the reality of an afterlife.
  • Lessons From a Stop Light

    Normally I’m a very careful driver and I obey all the rules. I always stop to let people cross the road, park only in the right places, and definitely stop at red lights. So why didn’t I stop at the lights this morning?

  • Catholic Church Praises Film on Reincarnation

    What a pleasant surprise. For those who like their films visually appealing and literate, intelligent and delightful, this will be a most satisfying entertainment. It is G-rated though it is not a children's film. The screenplay is an imaginative expansion by Alan Sharp (Rob Roy) of a small novel written in 1936. The book is principally conversations between the narrator of the novel and the Anglican dean who comes to dinner to discuss reincarnation.

  • Belief in Reincarnation Spreads Hinduism in America
    Reincarnation, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is "rebirth in new bodies or forms of life; especially: a rebirth of a soul in a new human body." This ancient belief, a core belief of more than 800 million Hindus, has been in the news, most recently because of allegations in Andrew Morton's new book, "Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized Biography."
  • The Boy Who Lived Before

    This documentary is about a boy from Scotland named Cameron who can remember some verifiable details from his previous life.
  • Village Boy Suddenly Acquires American Accent
    LUCKNOW: A 14-year-old Dalit boy, born and brought up in a remote village of western Uttar Pradesh, has suddenly turned angrez [English]. Rajesh, without any evident help, has started speaking fluently in English and does so with a proper American drawl. And that’s not all: He seems to have forgotten how to speak Hindi.