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Dividends from Paranormal Phenomena

Posted by TC Gopalakrishnan on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, In : Inner Freedom 

In these days of modern science and materialism, the deeper aspects of life are being overlooked, if not criticized.  This has led to a kind of inner poverty that no material riches can ever compensate for.  The increasing number of suicides is a glittering pointer to this in a gathering gloom spawned by such poverty.  When one senses the gloom, one moves naturally into the esoteric region which encourages the study of paranormal phenomena.  If you have had an out-of-body experience (OBE) or ...

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A note about NDE

Posted by TC Gopalakrishnan on Friday, July 6, 2012,
The following are the last lines in the book "Reflections on Life after Life" by Raymond Moody:

Most people who have had near death experiences don't seem interested in proving it to other people.  One woman psychiatrist who had a near death expereince told me, "People who have had these experiences know.  People who haven't should wait."   
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On Reincarnation

Posted by TC Gopalakrishnan on Saturday, June 2, 2012, In : Past Lives 
The Near Death Experience and Reincarnation seem to be allied topics as many NDE people report seeing past lives during their clinical death periods. The following episode given by Jean Ritchie in her NDE book "Death’s Door" is a direct pointer to reincarnation (Ritchie, 1996). 
"Ms Jean Allen had her NDE as a result of a horrific accident with a chain saw that she used to cut logs of wood for her fire place.  At the time of the mishap, the saw cut through her cheek, neck, chest and left ar...
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The Inward Journey

TC Gopalakrishnan Gopalakrishnan TC received his doctoral degree in Coastal Engineering from the North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA in 1978. He served on the research and teaching faculty of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, the North Carolina State University and the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait. Aside from his professional involvements, he was interested in the philosophic issues of life for the last forty years or so. This led him to the messages of Ramana Maharishi, Lao Tzu, J Krishnamurthy, UG Krishnamurthy, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Eckhart Tolle, Marcus Aurelius and similar Masters. Based on the above reflections, he brought out a book entitled “In Quest of the Deeper Self” published by the Outskirts Press Inc., Colorado. This book can serve as a way-side companion to those that would like to look at the deeper aspects of life. Gopalakrishnan is a member of the International Association for Near Death Studies, Durham, NC, USA. He presented a paper in their annual conference of 2011, Sept. 2-4, 2012. The paper was entitled "On the Spiritual Content of Near Death Experiences". He has published a number of articles on spirituality and mental peace in magazines and article sites. He lives with his wife in Kodaikanal, a hill town in south India. Email:; Website: . Blog:

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