The Logic of ReincarnationMonday, March 3, 2003
By Doug Yurchey
Why does History repeat? The answer could be reincarnation. The same souls keep coming back and basically doing the same things. The faces change; the vehicles change; the weapons change. But, people are pretty much the same.
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Verifying the purported past-life memories of children against the records of people who have died is part of a day's work for Dr. Erlendur Haraldsson.
After a group of men pull the fish from a freezer, they drop it into a metal tank where it lays motionless for about a minute - before stirring its fins then gliding around the tank.
In an effort to eradicate swindling fakers, China's State Administration for Religious Affairs published its first list of verified buddhas online on Monday.
New Delhi: Birthmarks that may occur anywhere on the skin are signs of complexities present at the time of birth. They can also develop soon after birth, usually in the first month. Some old wives tales and few scientists have claimed that birthmarks are roadmap to past lives. They indicate the deeply interwoven relationship of our past and present life.
A YOUNG boy was just four when he first claimed to be the reincarnation of a girl who cooked food for the first US president, George Washington.
Reincarnation is not something that is often believed to exist in the West, but in many cultures around the world, this is something of a commonplace belief. A 3-year-old-boy from the Golan Heights region, which is near the border of Syria and Israel, shared with his parents that he was murdered with an ax in his past life.
Since the age of 3, Carl Edon had spoken of a previous life as a Nazi airman. His parents didn’t believe he was truly remembering a past life, but decades later evidence emerged that made them wonder.
Stunning, isn't it? Do you think this is just a coincidence?
It might come as a surprise to many people, but Indians actually explained Darwin’s theory of Evolution Thousands of years before Darwin!
Evolutionary theory, when viewed from a certain perspective, neatly intersects with the Dashavatar or 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Man’s origins in the waters is evoked by the pisciform nature of Matsya. Then come the tortoise and the boar, taking us from amphibians to land animals. This is followed by a therianthropic form (Narasimha), and then homo sapiens proper, and so on. All this was recorded by Hindu sages thousands of years before Christ.
This article explores a variety of eerie stories in which children seem to be able to recall past lives with uncanny detail.
Two families in Transkei are fighting over a psychiatric patient they both say is their son following claims last year that the man had come back from the dead.
A youth who was believed to have been stabbed to death and buried in 2005 has resurfaced in yet another mysterious return of a man from the dead in the Transkei, South Africa.
Miyuki Hatoyama, wife of Japan’s newly elected Prime Minister, who has stunned the world with her comments about UFO abduction and her past-life relationship with Tom Cruise.
Stories that help prove the case for reincarnation are rare. The better stories seem to come from children - unique cases where it would be hard to understand how the child came by these memories on their own.
BEIJING, August 16 - The Beijing-backed 11th Panchen Lama, Tibet’s second highest spiritual figure whose credibility is questioned by many devoted Tibetan Buddhists, has vowed to maintain national and ethnic unity with China, state media reported Monday.
This pleasant young man from Colorado in a short-sleeved white shirt has been identified by the Dalai Lama of Tibet as the latest of many reincarnations of a Buddhist saint who lived in northern India 400 or 500 years ago.
Through reincarnation, souls have a chance to progress toward unity with God. Otherwise, each person keeps being reborn. "It’s a huge, unending cycle," the swami said.
Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher is a firm believer in reincarnation - and is convinced he’s existed for more than five thousand years.
The Dalai Lama is a reincarnation of the Buddha of Compassion. The
Panchen Lama is a reincarnation of the Buddha of Boundless Light
DHARAMSALA: Who will lead and guide the Tibetans, struggling for over four decades for freedom, after the Dalai Lama? What will happen if the next rebirth is in China or Chinese-controlled Tibet?
A SWEDISH man has stunned experts by claiming to have lived as boy in Dunbar 150 years ago.
Karmapa comes from the word karma or karmaka, which means activity. The Karmapas are the first to have realised successive reincarnations.
Great care is taken to cut up the body in such a way that ``the birds will not leave a morsel uneaten,’’ writes Kawakita. The bones are pounded into tiny fragments with stone. The moment the funeral party leaves, vultures come swooping down.
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Mumbai, November 9: YOUR smile was wiped away when Muskaan, the heroine of Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan, dies in a freak bike accident. You’re ready to crack up when the story takes a reincarnation turn, and Muskaan is reborn.