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New Experiments Reveal There is Life after Death

The largest ever medical study into near-death and out-of-body experiences has discovered that awareness may continue even after the brain has shut down completely. There is life after death. Hinduism always believed that the physical body perishes but not the soul.
The New Indian Express reports 
Scientists at the University of Southampton spent four years examining more than 2,000 people who suffered cardiac arrests at 15 hospitals in the UK, US and Austria.
They found that nearly 40 per cent of those who survived described some kind of "awareness" during the time when they were clinically dead before their hearts were restarted. 
One man even recalled leaving his body entirely and watching his resuscitation from the corner of the room. 
Despite being unconscious and "dead" for three minutes the 57-year-old social worker from Southampton, recounted the actions of the nursing staff in detail and described the sound of the machines. 
"We know the brain can't function when the heart has stopped beating," said Dr Sam Parnia, a former Southampton University research fellow now based at the State University of New York, who led the study.
"But in this case conscious awareness appears to have continued for up to three minutes into the period when the heart wasn't beating, even though the brain typically shuts down within 20-30 seconds after the heart has stopped. 
Of 2,060 cardiac arrest patients studied, 330 survived and 140 said they had experienced some kind of awareness while being resuscitated. 
Although many could not recall specific details, some themes emerged.
One in five said they had felt an unusual sense of peacefulness while nearly one third said time had slowed down or speeded up. 
Some recalled seeing a bright light; a golden flash or the sun shining.

Others recounted feelings of fear or drowning or being dragged through deep water. In addition 13 per cent had felt separated from their bodies and the same number said their senses had been heightened.