Possession & Past Lives

Reincarnation beliefs are still found in Africa, associated with signs such as a parent’s dreams, a child’s birthmarks and other phenomena, including past-life memories.

Spirit Release Therapy (SRT) is a clinical treatment sometimes used with patients who appear to be ‘possessed’ by a harmful spirit entity, and who have not responded to conventional psychotherapy or psychiatric methods. 

Examines verified reincarnation cases collected by Ian Stevenson and other investigators that provide a scientific basis for understanding the implications of self-killing,

Sri Lankan reincarnation case of a boy who recalled being an alcoholic bootlegger of arrack, whose personality and characteristic behaviours he displayed as a toddler.

Lebanese reincarnation case from the 1960s in which the child experienced most of his memories of the previous life between the ages of eleven and thirteen, not as an infant, as is more typical.

Highly unusual Indian case of a woman who appeared to die and then revived, but having lost all awareness of her former personality, and instead showing the knowledge, literacy, behaviours and personality traits of a recently-deceased woman.

Indian case of a boy who remembered details of a previous life as a wealthy businessman in Budaun, in the north of India.

Indian reincarnation case in which the past life was identified after the child's statements were published in a newspaper. 

Indian child reincarnation case that was investigated independently three times, with the first investigator making a written record of the child's statements before identifying the person she remembered having been.

Indian reincarnation case of a girl who remembered many facts and people from the previous life, and who could perform dances accompanied by songs in a language she had never learned.