Foundation for Reincarnation and Spiritual Research

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Foundation for Reincarnation and Spiritual Research

The Foundation for Reincarnation and Spiritual Research was founded in India in 1985 to focus empirical research on reincarnation. It aimed to follow up on the technique developed by American parapsychologist Ian Stevenson for in-depth investigation of cases suggestive of reincarnation, several volumes of which were published through the 1970s. The leading researcher connected with the foundation is Jamuna Prasad, its research adviser who through the 1960s and 1970s established an impressive record in studying life after death, especially in his cooperation with Karlis Osis of the American Society for Psychical Research in his study of deathbed experiences. Also integral to the program of the foundation was the attempt to discover correlated between the results of scientific research and the teachings of the ancient Hindu (Vedic and yogic) literature of India.

The foundation was a membership organization that drew most of its members from India but coordinated its research with that of other like organizations around the world. Last known address: 109 Rami Mundi, Allahabad 211003, Uttar Pradeshm, India.

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