Archive for November, 2007

A Reincarnated Goddess?

We at the Reincarnationist are so pleased that little Lakshmi is recovering well! Thank goodness for modern medical miracles…

Miracle Op for Eight Limb Toddler


Health and Science Editor

and TIM SPANTON (The Sun)

An incredible 27-hour operation to let a girl born with EIGHT LIMBS lead a normal life was last night hailed a success.

More than 30 surgeons were involved in the intricate procedure to remove two extra arms and another pair of legs from two-year-old Lakshmi Tatma.

Afterwards jubilant chief surgeon Sharan Patil said in Bangalore, India: “The operation worked wonderfully well – beyond our expectations.”

Gruelling ... medics spent 27 hours operating


(Image: Medics spent 27 hours operating)


Lakshmi was worshipped by superstitious villagers after being born joined at the pelvis to a “parasitic” twin, that had stopped developing in their mother’s womb.

Her father Shambu and mother Poonam named their daughter after the Hindu goddess of love and wealth – who is traditionally depicted with four arms and up to four legs.

Hindu goddess of love and wealth

Poonam said: “I believe Lakshmi is a miracle, a reincarnation.

…Lakshmi was born in Rampur Kodar Katti, a tiny village in the state of Bihar on the Nepalese border.

Villagers worshipped her and rural folk trekked from miles around to pay homage.

Children born with deformities in deeply traditional rural areas of India are often viewed as reincarnated gods.

Dad Shambu confirmed: “Everyone considered her a goddess in our village.”…

Click here for the complete article at The Sun.


UFO Seen Over O’Hare

Decide for yourself! This website (UFO Evidence dot org) presents rather well documented and organized evidence – with links to several articles and a video on the subject:

…At approximately 16:30 p.m. (Central) on Tuesday, November 07, 2006, Federal authorities at O’Hare Airport received a report that approximately a dozen witnesses were observing a small, round disc-shaped object, metallic in appearance, which hovered over Gate C17 at that airport.

Read more on this, here.


Insight into the Quest for the Dalai Lama


Here is a little peek into the mysterious spiritual process for choosing the reincarnated successor to the Dalai Lama.

Searching for a spiritual successor

When the time comes, finding a new Dalai Lama will be a lengthy process

by Geoff Nixon, The Ottawa Citizen

The Dalai Lama has served as spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhists for seven decades, ever since he was recognized as the reincarnated Dalai Lama at age two. And the day he dies, the search for his successor will begin.

“In Tibetan Buddhist beliefs, a certain type of person who develops very highly in a previous life, can consciously choose the circumstances of their reincarnation,” says Robert Thurman, a professor in the Department of Religion at New York’s Columbia University and an expert in Tibetan Buddhism. “The Dalai Lama is believed to be one such person.”…

Read the complete article here.


Portrait of the 14th Dalai Lama at age five, at the enthronement ceremony at the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet, February 1940.

Oil paint on canvas by Kanwal Krishna


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