“As long as you are not aware of the continual law of Die and Be Again, you are merely a vague guest on a dark Earth.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Throughout their lives many people have experiences or are told of experiences by loved ones and trusted friends that hint at knowledge or tenuous links to knowledge and abilities lying deep within them that they can’t access or bring into full conscious awareness and make use of.
For others this awakening can come crashing into their lives through a wide range of often vivid experiences, both sought and unsought,
The most commonly reported experiences of this kind are in the fields of psychic ability and some awareness or memory of a past life or even multiple lifetimes, most commonly manifest in children before the dogma really gets a hold, but an experience that can come to a person of any age.
Western Science has traditionally been dismissive of claims of this nature, with those people who have found the courage to express themselves on the subject often being ridiculed and even treated as mentally ill! But not everyone, not by a long chalk.
The mainstream media has generally reported stories of this nature as something to snigger and scoff at or put in the quirky corner, and yet a great many people believe that these phenomena are real and serve an important purpose, and all the evidence now being accumulated around the world shows they were right. Click here for more detailed information on innate psychic abilities.
“I am confident that there truly is such a thing as living again, that the living spring from the dead, and that the souls of the dead are in existence.”
As to whether we have We Lived Before and Will Live Again, this is a concept happily understood and accepted by a huge proportion of the Worlds population, quite naturally.
Here in the West it is a broadly held belief the we go somewhere, Heaven, or Nirvana, or the Elysian fields, or some such place, many are a little fuzzy on the concept, many have very fixed views. Here are a number of notable people who have spoken of their firm belief in reincarnation, often for the most astonishing reasons.
I myself, while always trying to maintain a healthy degree of open minded skepticism, have come to fully accept the reality of past lives and reincarnation based on person experience, the experience of many clients and the sheer weight of evidence. Not necessarily the kind of evidence you can chop up and peer at under a microscope in good reductionist fashion, but Evidence none the less, for many, conclusive evidence in line with their personal experience and their cultural and religious setting and history.
Over the last several decades new arenas of Science & research have been Emerging and quickly developing . . . .
and many other barely understood fields of science exploding in every direction, movement coming about as a result of cross-discipline fields of study exponentially growing in an internet connected age.
Younger generations are becoming intrigued and getting involved, bringing all their tech skills to bear.
Ancient knowledge is being re-examined across a range of fields to see what it has to offer. Ancient Egypt is one good example.
The Egyptians set their keenest scholars and engineers to the task of exploring consciousness and the afterlife and they did so for many centuries and recorded their findings. Ancient Sumer is another striking example of ancient knowledge being re-examined in a new light for what it can really teach us and for those with an open mind and fresh eye the results are often breath taking in their insight and scope.
So this new and unfettered army of researchers and converted scientists are continuing to make huge strides having stepped out of the mainstream and started digging, despite incredible obstacles and challenges, manipulation by the the academic establishment and the mass media, their message is getting out.
One of these early pioneers was Dr. Ian Stevenson, MD. who passed on in 2007. He had served as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he was also honored as the Carlson Professor of Psychiatry at that same institution. The flow of his lifes work eventually led him into becoming one of the leading researchers in the field of Past Lives and Re-incarnation, not only to investigate their very existence and the benefits it can bring.
Here is Dr. Stevenson presenting some of his findings on reincarnation and past lives which I find myself to be fully in line with.
Hypnosis has traditionally been, and remains, an excellent method of exploring this realm of Awareness. Another widely acclaimed researcher and practitioner in the field is Dr. Brian Weiss, Head of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami.
His work with past life regression demonstrated that many phobias and other forms of psychological conditions are rooted in past life experiences and that by accessing and dealing with these experiences relief and healing can be found. Here is Dr Weiss presenting some elements of his work.
Physics has also been delving deeply into this whole field of existence. Tom Campbell has been a physicist throughout his working life. His work features heavily in the Physics / Meta-physics pages. Here is Tom explaining his experiences and conclusions regarding the after life following a lifetimes work.