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As featured on Oprah’s “Super Soul Sunday,” the classic bestseller on a true case of past-life trauma and past-life therapy from author and psychotherapist Dr. Brian Weiss—now featuring a new afterword by the author.

As a traditional psychotherapist, Dr. Brian Weiss was astonished and skeptical when one of his patients began recalling past-life traumas that seemed to hold the key to her recurring nightmares and anxiety attacks. His skepticism was eroded, however, when she began ...

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Overview

As featured on Oprah’s “Super Soul Sunday,” the classic bestseller on a true case of past-life trauma and past-life therapy from author and psychotherapist Dr. Brian Weiss—now featuring a new afterword by the author.

As a traditional psychotherapist, Dr. Brian Weiss was astonished and skeptical when one of his patients began recalling past-life traumas that seemed to hold the key to her recurring nightmares and anxiety attacks. His skepticism was eroded, however, when she began to channel messages from the “space between lives,” which contained remarkable revelations about Dr. Weiss’ family and his dead son. Using past-life therapy, he was able to cure the patient and embark on a new, more meaningful phase of his own career.

The true story of a prominent psychiatrist, his young patient, and the past-life therapy that changed both their lives.

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Edith Fiore, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and author of You Have Been Here Before This thought-provoking, beautifully written book breaks through the barriers of conventional psychotherapy and presents an innovative and highly effective treatment. It should be taken seriously by those in the mental health profession.

Richard Sutphen, author of Past Lives, Future Loves and You Were Born Again to Be Together A spellbinding case history substantiating the effectiveness of past-life therapy. The book will open doors for many who have never considered the validity of reincarnation.

Jeanne Avery, author of Astrology and Your Past Lives A profoundly moving account of one man's unexpected spiritual awakening. This significantly courageous book has opened the door to a marriage between science and metaphysics. Must reading for a soul-searching, hungry world.

Joel Rubinstein, M.D. former instructor of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School now in private practice Dr. Weiss integrates concepts of traditional psychotherapy and the exploration of his patient's spiritual unconscious. My view of myself and others will never be quite the same.

Andrew E. Slaby, M.D. Ph.D., M.P.H. Medical Director, Fair Oaks Hospital An interesting, well-written and thought-provoking exploration of the influence of past-life therapy on present behavior. You cannot put it down without feeling empathetic with Dr. Weiss's conclusions.

Jeanne Avery author of Astrology and Your Past Lives A profoundly moving account of one man's unexpected spiritual awakening. This significantly courageous book has opened the door to a marriage between science and metaphysics. Must reading for a soul-searching, hungry world.

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In 1980, Weiss, head of the psychiatry department at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, began treating Catherine, a 27-year-old woman plagued by anxiety, depression and phobias. When Weiss turned to hypnosis to help Catherine remember repressed childhood traumas, what emerged were the patient's descriptions of a dozen or so of her hitherto unknown 86 past lives, as well as philosophical messages channeled from ``Master Spirits.'' Catherine's anxieties and phobias soon disappeared, says Weiss, and she was able to end therapy. The previously nonspiritual, scientific Weiss, awed by Catherine's and the masters' revelations, has written this book to share his new-found knowledge about ``immortality and the true meaning of life.'' Whether or not one believes in reincarnation and channeling, Weiss's book will disappoint. Catherine's descriptions of her past lives are not particularly compelling or insightful. Moreover, the teachings of the Master Spirits (``We are not to kill. . . . Only God can punish,'' ``Charity, hope, faith, love . . . we must all know these things,'' and ``Our body is just a vehicle for us while we're here. It is our soul and our spirit that last forever''), while admirable and comforting, are little more than restatements of traditional religious values. (July)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780671657864
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 7/15/1988
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 20,666
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian L. Weiss, MD, a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Medical School, is Chairman Emeritus of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami. Dr. Weiss is the author of many books, including the bestselling Many Lives, Many Masters and Through Time into Healing. In addition, he conducts national and international seminars and experiential workshops as well as training programs for professionals. He maintains a private practice in Miami.

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Chapter 1

The first time I saw Catherine she was wearing a vivid crimson dress and was nervously leafing through a magazine in my waiting room. She was visibly out of breath. For the previous twenty minutes she had been pacing the corridor outside the Department of Psychiatry offices, trying to convince herself to keep her appointment with me and not run away.

I went out to the waiting room to greet her, and we shook hands. I noticed that hers were cold and damp, confirming her anxiety. Actually, it had taken her two months of courage gathering to make an appointment to see me even though she had been strongly advised to seek my help by two staff physicians, both of whom she trusted. Finally, she was here.

Catherine is an extraordinarily attractive woman, with medium-length blond hair and hazel eyes. At that time, she worked as a laboratory technician in the hospital where I was Chief of Psychiatry, and she earned extra money modeling swimwear.

I ushered her into my office, past the couch and to a large leather chair. We sat across from each other, my semicircular desk separating us. Catherine leaned back in her chair, silent, not knowing where to begin. I waited, preferring that she choose the opening, but after a few minutes I began inquiring about her past. On that first visit we began to unravel who she was and why she had come to see me.

In answer to my questions, Catherine revealed the story, of her life. She was the middle child, reared in a conservative Catholic family in a small Massachusetts town. Her brother, born three years earlier than she, was very athletic, and he enjoyed a freedom that she was never allowed. Her younger sister was the favorite of both parents.

When we started to talk about her symptoms, she became noticeably more tense and nervous. Her speech was rapid, and she leaned forward, resting her elbows on the desk. Her life had always been burdened with fears. She feared water, feared choking to the extent that she could not swallow pills, feared airplanes, feared the dark, and she was terrified of dying. In the recent past, her fears had begun to worsen. In order to feel safe, she often slept in the walk-in closet in her apartment. She suffered two to three hours of insomnia before being able to fall alseep. Once asleep, she would sleep lightly and fitfully, awakening frequently. The nightmares and sleepwalking episodes that had plagued her childhood were returning. As her fears and symptoms increasingly paralyzed her, she became more and more depressed.

As Catherine continued to talk, I could sense how deeply she was suffering. Over the years I had helped many patients like Catherine through the agonies of their fears, and I felt confident that I could help her, too. I decided we would begin by delving into her childhood, looking for the original sources of her problems. Usually this kind of insight helps to alleviate anxiety. If necessary, and if she could manage to swallow pills, I would offer her some mild anti-anxiety medications to make her more comfortable. This was standard textbook treatment for Catherine's symptoms, and I never hesitated to use tranquilizers, or even antidepressant medicines, to treat chronic, severe fears and anxieties. Now I use these medicines much more sparingly and only temporarily, if at all. No medicine can reach the real roots of these symptoms. My experiences with Catherine and others like her have proved this to me. Now I know there can be cures, not just the suppression or covering-over of symptoms.

During the first session, I kept trying to gently nudge her back to her childhood. Because Catherine remembered amazingly few events from her early years, I made a mental note to consider hypnotherapy as a possible shortcut to overcome this repression. She could not remember any particularly traumatic moments in her childhood that would explain the epidemic of fears in her life.

As she strained and stretched her mind to remember, isolated memory fragments emerged. When she was about five years old, she had panicked when someone had pushed her off a diving board into a swimming pool. She said that even before that incident, however, she had never felt comfortable in water. When Catherine was eleven, her mother had become severely depressed. Her mother's strange withdrawal from the family necessitated visits to a psychiatrist with ensuing electroshock treatments. These treatments had made it difficult for her mother to remember things. This experience with her mother frightened Catherine, but, as her mother improved and became "herself" again, Catherine said that her fears dissipated. Her father had a long-standing history of alcohol abuse, and sometimes Catherine's brother had to retrieve their father from the local bar. Her father's increasing alcohol consumption led to his having frequent fights with her mother, who would then become moody and withdrawn. However, Catherine viewed this as an accepted family pattern.

Things were better outside the home. She dated in high school and mixed in easily with her friends, most of whom she had known for many years. However, she found it difficult to trust people, especially those outside her small circle of friends.

Her religion was simple and unquestioned. She was raised to believe in traditional Catholic ideology and practices, and she had never really doubted the truthfulness and validity of her faith. She believed that if you were a good Catholic and lived properly by observing the faith and its rituals, you would be rewarded by going to heaven; if not, you would experience purgatory or hell. A patriarchal God and his Son made these final decisions. I later learned that Catherine did not believe in reincarnation; in fact, she knew very little about the concept, although she had read sparingly about the Hindus. Reincarnation was an idea contrary to her upbringing and understanding. She had never read any metaphysical or occult literature, having had no interest in it. She was secure in her beliefs.

After high school, Catherine completed a two-year technical program, emerging as a laboratory technician. Armed with a profession and encouraged by her brother's move to Tampa, Catherine landed a job in Miami at a large teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Miami School of Medicine. She moved to Miami in the spring of 1974, at the age of twenty-one.

Catherine's life in a small town had been easier than her life in Miami turned out to be, yet she was glad she had fled her family problems.

During her first year in Miami, Catherine met Stuart. Married, Jewish, and with two children, he was totally different from any other man she had ever dated. He was a successful physician, strong and aggressive. There was an irresistible chemistry between them, but their affair was rocky and tempestuous. Something about him drew out her passions and awakened her, as if she were charmed by him. At the time Catherine started therapy, her affair with Stuart was in its sixth year and very much alive, if not well. Catherine could not resist Stuart although he treated her poorly, and she was furious at his lies, broken promises, and manipulations.

Several months prior to her appointment with me, Catherine had required vocal cord surgery for a benign nodule. She had been anxious prior to the surgery but was absolutely terrified upon awakening in the recovery room. It took hours for the nursing staff to calm her. After her recovery in the hospital, she sought out Dr. Edward Poole. Ed was a kindly pediatrician whom Catherine had met while working in the hospital. They had both felt an instant rapport and had developed a close friendship. Catherine talked freely to Ed, telling him of her fears, her relationship with Stuart, and that she felt she was losing control over her life. He insisted that she make an appointment with me and only me, not with any of my associate psychiatrists. When Ed called to tell me about his referral, he explained that, for some reason, he thought only I could truly understand Catherine, even though the other psychiatrists also had excellent credentials and were skilled therapists. Catherine did not call me, however.

Eight weeks passed. In the crunch of my busy practice as head of the Department of Psychiatry, I had forgotten about Ed's call. Catherine's fears and phobias worsened. Dr. Frank Acker, Chief of Surgery, had known Catherine casually for years, and they often bantered good-naturedly when he visited the laboratory where she worked. He had noticed her recent unhappiness and sensed her tension. Several times he had meant to say something to her but had hesitated. One afternoon, Frank was driving to a smaller, out-of-the way hospital to give a lecture. On the way, he saw Catherine driving to her home, which was close to that hospital, and impulsively waved her to the side of the road. "I want you to see Dr. Weiss now," he yelled through the window. "No delays." Although surgeons often act impulsively, even Frank was surprised at how emphatic he was.

Catherine's panic attacks and anxiety were increasing in frequency and duration. She began having two recurrent nightmares. In one, a bridge collapsed while she was driving across it. Her car plunged into the water below, and she was trapped and drowning. In the second dream, she was trapped in a pitch-black room, stumbling and falling over things, unable to find a way out. Finally, she came to see me.

At the time of my first session with Catherine, I had no idea that my life was about to turn upside down, that the frightened, confused woman across the desk from me would be the catalyst, and that I would never be the same again.

Copyright © 1988 by Brian L. Weiss, M.D.

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  • Posted August 20, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    eye opener

    Many Lives, Many Masters clearly explains, for open-minded, life learners, why we are all inter-connected. Why we are placed in this plane of existence. To learn life lessons, painful or not. and to reduce, or eliminate karmic debt.
    It gives clear and comprehensive reasons why our actions, or inactions, MATTER!
    Dr. Brian Weiss, MD's writing style is impressive! As a prominent psychiatrist, he does not use psychiatric psycho-babble, but clear, down-to-earth, comprehensive,
    lovely to read, synopsis' of hyponotic regression of a patient.
    She starts therapy in distress, and when conventional therapy doesn't produce results, she is cured by discovering her connectedness to life, and others, via Past Lives. The patient enriches her own life, and produces tremendous learning capacity, insight, into the psychiatrist's life, as well.
    LOVED this book! I do recommend it to ALL.

    13 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 7, 2008

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    Wonderful Book! Well Worth the Read!

    I read this book when it first came out, long before I knew where my life would take me. I'd had a Near Death Experience at 19, (which I kept to myself) and I'd always had "inklings" of a direct past life as a doctor. But like many people, it wasn't something I thought much about. It wasn't until my husband died in my arms and "came back" to me that I re-read Brian's wonderfully helpful book, and it allowed me makes sense of what was happening to me. Because I'm a hypnotherapist, I took his professional training, and have done so many past life regressions over the past four years, that it seems strange that anyone could doubt the validity of this kind of therapy. But I realize that's my own specific "perception." If you, too, are a therapist or just interested in this work, you might want to take his week-long training. Brian is charming, funny, accessible and both he and his wife Carole teach with kindness. I recommend "Many Masters, Many Lives," to all my clients, because it helps to ground them in the multi-dimensional nature of their souls, and I recommend it to you, too!

    11 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2002

    Life Saving

    My son of 21 years, 2 months and 22 days was murdered in Miami, Florida on October 15th, 1988. I raised my 3 sons as a single father from ages 9 years, 7 years and 4 years. When my name sake was taken from me, and I do realize that it is a selfish emotion, I was devastated. Brought him home in a pine box on my birthday. LET ME TELL YOU, this book SAVED MY LIFE! Believe it or not it changed my whole outlook. I highly recommend it for anyone who has lost a loved one; especially a child. God speed Dr. Weiss.

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2001

    A discussion on reincarnation

    The book is good because it opens up a discussion on a critical subject, reincarnation, which is long denied in our rational science. The author himself is a medical practitioner also gives extra credit as well as argument to this book. The concept of reincarnation has long been existed in the history of many civilizations. The argument of its truthness is still an open-debate. What is the difference between a living body and a corpse? Does our hearts just happen to beat by themselves? If we reduce all forms (body and objects) to their very molecular level, we may find our bodies a mere combination of various chemical substances. So where does the life energy come from? Scientists told us that the energy of our universe does not diminish or increase, but it takes place in different forms. When the body deceases, the energy goes into another body and continues to exist. Some people may raise the question that the world population is increasing, if the quantity of energy is consistent, where does the extra energy come from? Let me explain, there is no extra energy. The energy is always out there but takes place in different forms. Human form is not the only living forms exist on earth. However, this is another level of discussion that i may not go further here. Yet, people still ask, 'Is there really reincarnation?' It is a difficult and dangerous question, just as the question, 'Does God exist?' After all, truth is truth, whether we believe it or not. Nobody in history ever witness soul, memory, love and other metaphysical things. Do they exist? Another point I would like to make is the BC argument by another reader of this book is reasonable, the author may distort his story for commercial purpose is also reasonable (it is a common practice in many publications anyway.) However, it would be unreasonable to overrule the whole concept of reincarnation simply because of a flaw found in a book. It is very important to have an open mind while our modern science is still searching for explanations of our world. I recommend this book to anyone who interest in Before/After life path. Further discussion/opinion welcome.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 5, 2009

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    Soul Opener

    What a wonderful book. I recommend this book to anyone struggling in life and with the people in (or not in) your life. If you get anything out of this book it will be an understanding of the human soul.

    I also recommend Same Soul, Many bodies by Brian Weiss as well.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2006

    Many Lives, Many Masters

    One of my students gave me this book to read, and I was surprised when Dr. Brian Weiss talked about past lives as well as explained how understanding one's past life could cure any disease in the present life. Thus, I attended a medical conference in Virginia Beach where I heard him discuss these very aspects with other professionals. During the conference, I was able to bring forth past memories from another life time. Also, I was able to check out these facts and verified that they were true. Therefore, this book became even more meaningful to me.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 14, 2012

    Dr. Brian Weiss, a well established psychiatrist, placed a high-

    Dr. Brian Weiss, a well established psychiatrist, placed a high-anxiety patient under hypnosis. While in this state, she revealed details of a number of previous lives. So far, this sounds like an old film, “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever”, but the story goes further. While in the hypnotic state, the patient communicates the words of “Masters” from this other worldly plane. These supervisors of the reincarnation process provide Dr. Weiss with insights into why our lives are recycled and where the afterlife actually leads.

    Technically, this is a fairly well written book. It does flow quickly, although some of the patient’s other life experiences are very general and a bit of a bore. Likewise, the Masters do not really provide major breakthroughs, yet one cannot deny that their comments are of interest.

    The question that is often asked is whether Dr. Weiss’s account is factually true. He makes it clear that his patient could not possibly have fabricated the stories which she communicates over a number of sessions, so the question concerns Dr. Weiss’s veracity.

    For what it is worth, this reader was not totally convinced. (Not totally unconvinced, either!) However, is it really necessary for the story to be a factual retelling of Dr. Weiss’s experience? Fiction, as well as non-fiction, can provide us with truth. Taken from that perspective, this can be a pleasant reading experience.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2008

    Great Read!

    I truly cannot put Brian's books down! Past life regression seemed so flaky to me before reading these real life regressions and progressions. It makes me more at peace with the energies that I am surrounded by every day.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2008

    You HAVE to read this book!

    Absolutely amazing. Well written, easy read...it has so much to teach us. Or, according to this book, we have so much to teach ourselves. Enlightening...a feel-good book. I never before felt my time was put to good use with a book, but this blew me away. I'm not a reader and hardly ever read, but I read it in one day. Couldn't put it down. Highly recommended!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2008

    Very Good

    I read this a while ago but it is a book I will never forget. And if you do believe in past lives it is something to read. I am sure that you too, will enjoy it like I did.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2002

    Great book - I hope Brian Weiss is telling the truth

    I loved this book and read the entire thing in a day and a half. I want to believe it is true and not just a hokey money-making scheme. My inclination is to believe that Weiss is telling the truth and that he really has had these experiences with patients. But I am a skeptic and admit that I go back and forth between thinking it is fact and fiction. Nevertheless, the principles it teaches are valuable and if we adopt them, the world will be a better place.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2014

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    I have been an atheist all my life despite (or is it as a result

    I have been an atheist all my life despite (or is it as a result of?) attending Hebrew school as a child and Christian school from 4th through 12th grade. In my final year in college, I took an Intro to Buddhism course and was immediately intrigued by Buddhist teachings and philosophies. But my exploration of Buddhism hit a wall, because I could not convince myself to subscribe to one of the fundamental tennets of Buddhism: the belief in reincarnation. I just didn't believe in reincarnation at all. I was always of the "You Die and That's It" school. Nothing even remotely changed this view for years--until last week when I read this book. In the span of less than 24 hours, I went from not believing in reincarnation at all to being almost completely convinced of its existence.  The methods he describes using to obtain this material don't rule out contact with less enlightened spirits, which Dr. Weiss admits at one point. So the "many masters" may not have been masters at all. He does show how past life regression can be a powerful tool in healing emotional problems and phobias. Journey of Souls and Destiny of Souls by Michael Newton, Ph.D, another regression therapist, are much more in depth and informative, though they deal with life between lives more than the mechanics of reincarnation itself. If your budget calls for more bang for your buck, your money might be better spent on classic "must read" books on reincarnation: Many Mansions by Gina Cerminara & You Were Born Again To Be Together by Dick Sutphen.    

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 4, 2009

    Fascinating Book

    If things seem familiar to you, or you're drawn to certain periods in history, you may have lived during that time in that place. This book relays is a professional psychatrist's shock and surprise at one of his patient's revelation of detailed past lives she led. In fact, she led 86 past lives as a woman or a man, child or adult, and the things she described could only be known by someone that lived in a certain place at a given time - unless she researched and memorized intimate details of each, which is impossible. It's a fascinating account of how souls journey through time to live life after life to achieve the true purpose of life: faith, hope and love. Basically, you keep coming back until you get it right, and most people are going to come back a lot- just look around you at the materialism, prejudice, grudges, greed, hatred and intolerance of others and you'll see who'll come back to Earth as another person to learn more lessons. Bottom line, we all need to love and respect each other, and you've been here before.
    - Just read about the young boy who turned out to have all the memories of a WWII fighter pilot that died during the war. Now as a teen, his memories of this life have wiped out the memories of his past life, but not before his mother recorded the details, and researched - which led her to find out who her son was in a past life. They even met the dead man's sister who is still alive, and she confirmed other details! Life is a lot more interesting than we think.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2007

    LIFE TRANSFORMING

    I was extremely moved when I read this book as although what Dr. Brian experiences and discovers after regressing Catherine the values may be consistent with most religions, it also highlights that under the face of science, we learn to be cynics and view everything with scepticism. This book shows that life is indeed a full circle with no beginning and no end. It teaches how spirituality has a higher standing universally than religion. it teaches importance of patience and understanding and the importance of being a better being.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2006

    Amazing book

    This book was amazing. Dr. Weiss has such great credentials that it helped me to see his work as very creditable. This was very helpful since I was skeptical. I was a believer in past lives, yet I wasn't. This book made me a believer and made me feel comfortable with that belief. I was initially pretty freaked out. But now I feel pretty OK about it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2004

    a good book for a non-believer or new-believer in past life

    If you know nothing about past life regression, reincarnation, etc, then this is a good place to start. Dr. Weiss spends a great deal of time explaining (over and over again) that he is a scientist and wants PROOF. He shows that he gets the proof that he is looking for and is surprised by this. However, if you already know anything about past lives, then this book will be a tad unilluminating. I felt the Dr. Weiss spent too much time trying to protect his career instead of giving the message that the 'masters' sent to him. I suppose that is understandable, but it was easy to skip several pages in each chapter that were devoted to this topic. Overall, a good book to start with - an easy introduction to past life regression.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2012

    Must read

    Ive purchased countless copies as gifts over the years. It feeds the soul + gives a sense of peace + hope. Finally got for my nook.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2012

    Silvermoon

    Yay! I won!

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 2, 2010

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    Definitely will read again

    This book has so much for us to learn from, I know that I was so drawn to the teachings offered and couldn't wait to read the whole book that I just read it in a matter of a few hours. I definitely plan to read and meditate on the teachings.

    It has given me a lot to think about.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2009

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    An Eye Awakening Story

    Before reading this book, I was reluctant about a story with the caption that said, "The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives." I was skeptical on these sorts of ideas yet I tried the book out anyway and was so thankful I did. The story depicts the idea of past lives through a Psychiatrist and his patient. While trying to discover what is causing all of his patients fears and phobias, the Psychiatrist learns that she has lived previous life's before these, as she vividly describes in her subconscious state of mind, pieces of facts from parts of the world that ended up to be incredibly true. Although the idea of this book may seem skeptical to some as it first was for me, it is truly an eye awakening story that makes you think deeply on the concept, "what if". Anyone with any belief should read this book. It is a truly remarkable and interesting piece that grasps the idea that anything is possible.

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