Category Archives: Mysticism

Oldest Medical Report of Near-Death Experience Discovered

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Author: Bahar Gholipour

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Reports of people having "near-death" experiences go back to antiquity, but the oldest medical description of the phenomenon may come from a French physician around 1740, a researcher has found. The report was written by Pierre-Jean du Monchaux, a military physician from northern France, who described a case of near-death...

Nostradamus and Chinese Prophets Had Similar Predictions

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Author: Tracy Xu

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The prophecies Nostradamus made in the 16th century have drawn much attention and interest in the Western world. Many in the West may be unfamiliar, however, with the famed Chinese book of prophecy, “Tui Bei Tu” (推背图). Some of the predictions in “Tui Bei Tu” match almost perfectly with those...

A Look at Apocalypse Prophecies of Isaac Newton and Jesus

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Author: Tara MacIsaac

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The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge. In "Beyond Science" Epoch Times collects stories about these strange phenomena to stimulate the imagination and open up previously undreamed of possibilities. Are they true? You decide. Isaac Newton took an interest in biblical prophecies, looking for patterns and...

Doppelgangers and the Mythology of Spirit Doubles

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Author: Ancient Origins

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The mythology of spirit doubles can be traced back thousands of years and was present in many cultures of the past, holding a prominent place in ancient legends, stories, artworks, and in books by various authors. Perhaps the most well-known reference to spirit doubles or ‘alter egos’ is the doppelgänger,...

Three Friends Possessed and Hospitalised After Playing With Ouija Board

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Author: Sophie Jane Evans

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Three American friends have been taken to hospital after reportedly becoming 'possessed' by evil spirits while playing with a Ouija board. Alexandra Huerta, 22, was playing the game with her brother Sergio, 23, and 18-year-old cousin Fernando Cuevas at a house in the village of San Juan Tlacotenco in south-west...

10 Things About Lucid Dreaming

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Author: Rebecca Turner

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Here are 10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the wonderful phenomenon of lucid dreaming – the ability to have conscious awareness during your dreams. 1. The first lucid dreams were recorded by Ancient Egyptians The Egyptians were an advanced civilization which coalesced more than 5,000 years ago. According to...