Atreya, Bhikhan Lal (1897-1967)

views updated

Atreya, Bhikhan Lal (1897-1967)

Professor of philosophy at Banaras Hindu University, India. Dr. Atreya made a special study of the Yogavasishtha, an important Hindu mystical scripture, and wrote several books about it. He also wrote on parapsychology in the Journal of the Banaras Hindu University. He took special interest in poltergeist phenomena and reincarnation and assisted the researches of Prof. Ian Stevenson into certain cases suggestive of reincarnation.

About this article

Atreya, Bhikhan Lal (1897-1967)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article