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Turning corpses into pieces of diamond

Diamonds made from the ashes of the dead may sound eerie, but it’s been a fascinating reality for more than...

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Peace is the key to placating ghosts

At times, it’s difficult to decide which of these is more fascinating or mind boggling: actually encountering a ghost or...

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Belief, unbelief and otherworldly beings

Can ghosts, spirits and related supernatural phenomena be seen or felt only at dusk, twilight or at night? Is it...

Does dying young or old affect the soul?

Does dying young or old affect the soul?

All of us who are alive today will sooner or later have to travel some day to the other world....

Is there a technology to contact the dead?

Is there a technology to contact the dead?

Do you want to speak to, say Princess Diana or Indira Gandhi or Indian superstar Rajesh Khanna or a loved...

About the mysteries of life and death

About the mysteries of life and death

Parapsychological phenomena and the idea of a parallel or other world has always been intriguing. Parapsychology is related to both...

Our names shine even after our souls depart

Our names shine even after our souls depart

Do names matter after death? Yes they do, and not only names but residential or other places linked with them...

How we die affects the journey of the soul

How we die affects the journey of the soul

In all communities, cultures, religions, countries, literature across the world it has been—without exception since times immemorial—considered important to die...

Ageless ghosts or a toxic hallucination?

Ageless ghosts or a toxic hallucination?

An extraordinarily large number of ghost and other paranormal stories have been around since ancient times not only in India...

Ghost crimes & their unearthly motives

Ghost crimes & their unearthly motives

Can ghosts commit crimes, and if so, what is the nature of the crimes they commit? Yes, ghosts do commit...

A bizarre ritual to honour the dead

A bizarre ritual to honour the dead

Can one marry a ghost? Can one marry a dead person? Can one seduce a ghost? Strange, almost bizarre questions,...

Barriers in transition, from here to eternity

Barriers in transition, from here to eternity

Fourteen years have passed since a magnitude 9.1 earthquake struck beneath the Indian Ocean near Indonesia, generating a massive tsunami....

Spirit ‘walk-ins’ and matters of the soul

There seems to be a general consensus amongst experts that when the spirit leaves the body, that’s the real time...

Can we ascertain the real time of death?

Can life support systems trap the soul? If a person’s heart and lungs are only working because they’re hooked to...

Beyond the scientific realms of the known

Apart from ghosts and other supernatural beings, do aliens from other worlds really exist or are they just a fascinating...

Reconciling science, belief and experience

Reconciling science, belief and experience

Bibi had always been strong and robust and even when she sustained injuries in dog fights, she would bounce back...

Thoughts that take a paranormal shape

Thoughts that take a paranormal shape

Creating this particular Tulpa was, to put it mildly, fascinating—almost a dream come true, but it wasn’t easy. I’m now...

Supernatural hotel guests who never leave

Supernatural hotel guests who never leave

How come there are so many haunted hotels in the world? “It is not uncommon for historic hotels to claim...

Black magic: A curse or a dream come true?

Black magic: A curse or a dream come true?

What are your views on totkas and bandhana where one just cannot do anything one wants to do? That was...

Life and death are multi-dimensional

When you die you know you’re dead because your brain still works and you could even hear your death announced....

Mysteries and their baffling rationales

Mysteries and their baffling rationales

Rubbish, utter and absolute nonsense. There are no such things as mysteries or ghosts, they’re just creations of convoluted minds,...

Are souls free to travel across outer space?

Are souls free to travel across outer space?

Unencumbered by a physical body and its many vital needs for survival such as oxygen, can souls or ghosts travel,...

Can you predetermine the time of your death?

Can you predetermine the time of your death?

Life and death are governed by factors and rules about which not enough is known with a multitude of mysteries...

Do ghosts keep an eye on the living world?

Do ghosts keep an eye on the living world?

Do ghosts from the other world keep tabs on our living world? If so, is the surveillance driven only by...