How Well Do You Understand Past Lives?

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Some philosophers and people believe past lives truly exists while some do not believe such. So, what really is a past life? What do you understand about this phenomenon? Take this quiz to have an answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A technique that uses hypnosis to recover what practitioners believe are memories of past lives is... 

    • A.

      Past life philosophy

    • B.

      Past life regression

    • C.

      Past life retrogression

    • D.

      Past life retroversion

    Correct Answer
    B. Past life regression
    Explanation
    Past life regression is a technique that uses hypnosis to recover what practitioners believe are memories of past lives. This technique involves guiding a person into a relaxed state where they can access their subconscious mind and explore memories or experiences from previous lifetimes. It is based on the belief that individuals have lived multiple lives and that these past life memories can provide insights and healing in the present life.

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  • 2. 

    The "memories" recovered by the techniques are the result of... 

    • A.

      Amnesia

    • B.

      Dementia

    • C.

      Alzheimer's

    • D.

      Cryptomnesia

    Correct Answer
    D. Cryptomnesia
    Explanation
    Cryptomnesia refers to the phenomenon where a person believes that a thought or idea is original and new, when in fact it has been previously encountered and forgotten. The "memories" recovered by the techniques mentioned in the question are likely the result of cryptomnesia, where the individual mistakenly believes that these memories are new and original, when in reality they are forgotten memories from their past.

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  • 3. 

    In the West, practitioners use a pair of techniques. What are these techniques? 

    • A.

      Hypnosis and suggestion

    • B.

      Hypnosis and mesmerism

    • C.

      Suggestion and mesmerism

    • D.

      Suggestion and trance

    Correct Answer
    A. Hypnosis and suggestion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hypnosis and suggestion. Hypnosis is a technique that induces a state of deep relaxation and heightened focus, allowing the practitioner to access the subconscious mind. Suggestion, on the other hand, is a technique used during hypnosis to implant specific ideas or behaviors into the subconscious mind. Together, these techniques are commonly used in the West to help individuals overcome various issues such as phobias, addictions, and anxiety.

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  • 4. 

    In ancient Indian literature, which text mentioned the technique?

    • A.

      Upanishads

    • B.

      Ātman

    • C.

      Brahman

    • D.

      Bhagavad Gita

    Correct Answer
    A. Upanishads
    Explanation
    The Upanishads are a collection of ancient Indian texts that explore philosophical and spiritual concepts. They are considered to be the culmination of Vedic thought and are often referred to as the Vedanta, meaning "end of the Vedas". The Upanishads discuss various techniques and methods for attaining self-realization and understanding the nature of the ultimate reality, known as Ātman and Brahman. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that the Upanishads mention the technique mentioned in the question.

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  • 5. 

    Is it possible to remember past lives?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      I don't know

    • D.

      There are no such thing as past lives

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    It is believed by some individuals, particularly those who follow certain spiritual or religious beliefs, that it is possible to remember past lives. This belief is often associated with the concept of reincarnation, where the soul is believed to be reborn into a new body after death. Those who believe in past lives may claim to have memories or experiences that they believe are from previous lifetimes. However, it is important to note that this belief is not universally accepted and is considered to be a matter of personal belief rather than scientific fact.

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  • 6. 

    Which UFO society does not believe that humans reincarnate as animals, or vice versa? 

    • A.

      Cosmic Circle of Fellowship

    • B.

      Heaven's Gate

    • C.

      Aetherius Society

    • D.

      Ashtar Galactic Command

    Correct Answer
    C. Aetherius Society
    Explanation
    The Aetherius Society does not believe in the concept of humans reincarnating as animals, or vice versa. This suggests that they have a different belief system or understanding of the afterlife and the nature of reincarnation compared to the other UFO societies mentioned.

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  • 7. 

    Which UFO society does not teach any reincarnatory interchange between planets? 

    • A.

      Scientology

    • B.

      Aetherius Society

    • C.

      Fiat Lux

    • D.

      Heaven's Gate

    Correct Answer
    B. Aetherius Society
    Explanation
    The Aetherius Society does not teach any reincarnatory interchange between planets. This means that they do not believe in the concept of souls moving from one planet to another after death.

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  • 8. 

    In the modern era, who brought past life regression a new found popularity?

    • A.

      Helena Blavatsky

    • B.

      Annie Besant

    • C.

      Nicholas Roerich

    • D.

      Alice Bailey

    Correct Answer
    A. Helena Blavatsky
    Explanation
    Helena Blavatsky is credited with bringing past life regression a new found popularity in the modern era. She was a prominent figure in the spiritualist movement of the late 19th century and is known for her book "The Secret Doctrine" which introduced the concept of reincarnation and past lives to a wider audience. Blavatsky's teachings and writings greatly influenced subsequent spiritual leaders and organizations, making her a key figure in popularizing past life regression.

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  • 9. 

    Prior to our coming to Earth around 18,000,000 years ago, the Aetherius Society believes we inhabited the planet...

    • A.

      Maldek

    • B.

      Madek

    • C.

      Malldek

    • D.

      Madekk

    Correct Answer
    A. Maldek
    Explanation
    The Aetherius Society believes that prior to coming to Earth 18 million years ago, humans inhabited the planet Maldek. This suggests that the society holds the belief that humans have a long history and have existed on other planets before Earth. The other options, Madek, Malldek, and Madekk, are not mentioned in the given information and therefore can be ruled out as incorrect answers.

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  • 10. 

    Apart from Earth, practitioners believe we have inhabited three planets. Which is NOT one of them?

    • A.

      Maldek

    • B.

      Lemuria

    • C.

      Atlantis

    • D.

      Charon

    Correct Answer
    D. Charon
    Explanation
    The question asks for the planet that is NOT believed to have been inhabited apart from Earth. Charon is the correct answer because it is not considered a planet but rather a moon of Pluto. Practitioners believe that Maldek, Lemuria, and Atlantis were all planets that were inhabited at some point in history.

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