Describes how 'spirit mediumship' and 'spirit possession' overlap, especially as experienced in non-Western contexts.
Possession & Past Lives
Lebanese case of a child's past life memories notable for the large volume of detail later verified as accurate.
Some eleven million people were killed in the Nazi death camps during World War II, so it is not surprising that camp experiences are sometimes recalled by people who remember a past life. ...
The investigation of cases of infant children who recount, spontaneously and in detail, the intimate circumstances of a deceased individual they could not be expected to know anything about.
Detailed and historically accurate 'memories of previous lives' are routinely elicited during past life regression hypnotherapy. They are attributed by some to reincarnation and by others to unconscious recall (cryptomnesia).
Children who have memories of past lives sometimes make drawings of their recollections, to express them or as therapy for past-life traumas.
Though reincarnation researchers have not found evidence to support New Age notions of permanent ‘soul groups’ or ‘soul mates,’ they have discovered cases in which people verifiably knew each other in previous lives.
In this celebrated British reincarnation case, two young sisters who died in a road accident appeared to be reborn as twins to the same parents.
As a two-year-old in Sri Lanka, Pretiba Gunawardana started to talk of a previous life in which he had been a businessman and died of burns when his car caught fire. Investigation by Erlendur...
Psychological study indicating that children who remember a past life differ in important respects from other children