Journal of Near-Death Studies

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 205–217 | Cite as

Near-death experiences in India: They have tunnels too

  • Susan J. Blackmore


An advertisement in an Indian newspaper solicited accounts from people who had come close to death. Of 19 received, 7 reported no experiences, 4 reported dreamlike experiences, and 8 reported near-death experiences (NDEs). These DNEs were comparable to those reported by Ray-mond Moody, and included tunnels, dark spaces, and bright lights, contrary to previous reports of Indian cases. Many respondents reported positive life changes regardless of whether or not they had an NDE.


Bright Light Life Change Indian Newspaper Dark Space Indian Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan J. Blackmore
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of the West of England, St. Matthias CollegeBristolEngland

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