Reincarnation in JapanwithOhkado Masayuki

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Ohkado Masayuki is a parapsychologist and linguistics professor in the Graduate School of Global Humanics and the School of General Education at Chubu University in Japan. His books (all in Japanese) include Scientific Study of Reincarnation (2021), Why Are We Born and Die? (2015), We Can Be Reborn (2015), and A Study of Spirituality, with Special Reference to Xenoglossy (2011). His first book in English is Katsugoro and Other Reincarnation Cases in Japan.

Here he describes his intellectual journal from the study of linguistics to reincarnation. He discusses the famous Katsugoro case from the 1800s, and shares how this exploration has affected him personally.

00:00:00 Introduction

00:02:55 Linguistics and consciousness

00:08:24 Studying reincarnation and xenoglossy

00:18:41 Japanese culture

00:22:57 The Katsugoro case

00:39:20 Emotional and behavioral components

00:44:38 Japanese attitude toward reincarnation

00:48:24 Ohkado’s personal experiences

00:56:16 Academic receptivity

01:00:41 Near-death experiences

01:04:37 Conclusion

Edited subtitles for this video are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, and Swedish.

(Recorded on June 17, 2024)

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Published on July 10, 2024


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