Near-Death and Transcendental Experiences: Neurophysiological Correlates of Mystical Traditions

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Article exploring a theory that the first stages of transcendental experiences might be induced by blocking or saturating sensory input to the brain at the level of the hippocampus. Many accounts of kundalini awakenings are consistent with this theory, as is an extended version of Itzhak Bentov's physio-kundalini model.

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Jourdan, Jean-Pierre Spring 1994.

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Article exploring a theory that the first stages of transcendental experiences might be induced by blocking or saturating sensory input to the brain at the level of the hippocampus. Many accounts of kundalini awakenings are consistent with this theory, as is an extended version of Itzhak Bentov's physio-kundalini model.

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177-200 p. ; 23 cm.

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  • Journal of Near-Death Studies, 12(3), Human Sciences Press, Spring 1994, pp. 177-200

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  • OCLC: 14781775 | External Link
  • ISSN: 0891-4494
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 88-648131
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 86-2701
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc799081

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  • Publication Title: Journal of Near-Death Studies
  • Volume: 12
  • Issue: 3
  • Pages: 177-200

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The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to the field of near-death studies. It is published on a quarterly basis by the International Association for Near-Death Studies. The Journal began publication in 1982 under the name Anabiosis which was changed to its current title in 1986 with the start of Volume 6.

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Journal of Near-Death Studies, Volume 12, Number 3, Spring 1994

Quarterly journal publishing papers related to near-death experiences, including research reports; theoretical or conceptual statements; expressions of a scientific, philosophic, religious, or historical perspective on the study of near-death experiences; cross-cultural studies; individual case histories; and personal accounts of experiences or related phenomena.

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Jourdan, Jean-Pierre. Near-Death and Transcendental Experiences: Neurophysiological Correlates of Mystical Traditions, article, Spring 1994; New York, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc799081/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .