Thursday, July 24, 2014

Woman Speaks Foreign Language Without Learning It - As It Was Spoken 150 Years Ago

A woman speaks a foreign language without learning it - as it was spoken 150 years ago.
Even as far as reincarnation stories go, this is an unusual one.

In the 1970s, famed reincarnation researcher Ian Stevenson encountered a woman who could fluently speak a form of Bengali spoken some 150 years earlier. Modern Bengali contains about 20 percent English loan words, Bengali Professor P. Pal told Stevenson. But this woman had long conversations with Professor Pal without using a single one. On the other hand, she used more Sanskrit words, just as Bengalis did around 1810 to 1830, the hypothesized time period of her past life. Read more

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