Table of Contents of Volume 11

Vol. 11 No.1 May 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	Is there a Soul? - S. Jyothsna Rani	7
3.	The Hypno-therapy controversy: Two letters to Shyam Manav	9
4.	Exposed 5000 Babas, mantriks, tantriks spiritualists & mediums - Outlook	11
5.	The.Myth of AJpha, Beta & Theta consciousness - Barry Beyerstein	11
6.	Homeopathy is a Science claims a Homeopath - Vikram	28
7.	Water with a memory? The Dilution Affair - Martin Gardner	29
8.	Death Anniversary of a Rationalist Yogi - Gopalakrishnan P.V	38
9.	Dr. Satwant Pasricha, Dr. lan Stevenson and their Reincarnation Stories - Ramakrishna Battacharya	39
10.	Page-130 from Dharmakirti on Compassion & Rebirth - Ell Franco	39
11.	Reincarnation Story Exposed - B. Premanand	41
12.	Letter to Dr. Satwant Pasricha, dated 6-9-1993	42
13.	Letter to Madan Lal Chandek by Dr. lan Stevenson dated 17-6-1980	43
14.	Letter to Madan Lal Chandek by Dr. lan Stevenson dated 1-8-1980	43
15.	Letter to Madan Lai Chandek by Dr. lan Stevenson dated 18-9-1980	44
16.	Letter to Shantafamsingh Khojare.by Dr. lan Stevenson dt. 8-12-1996.	44
17.	Letter to Dr. lan Stevenson by Warish Deshmukh dated 3-8-1996	44
18.	Vastu-consciou& mayor takes charge, occupies old office - DH	46
19.	Publishers address please - Jayatbandran R	46
20.	Krishna Unconsciousness - Sudhir Kumar Patnaik	47

Vol. 11 No.2 June 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	Doing it for Jesus - Margaret Bhatty	7
3.	The Right Hemisphere: An Esoteric Closet - Fernando D. Saravi	12
4.	Youth 'brainwashed' by religious sect missing - Deccan Herald	20
5.	Medical Student Traced - Deccan Herald	21
6.	Sai Baba's Cricket Connection - Anil Kumar	21
7.	Sai Baba takes to Cricket - Anil Kumar	22
8.	Sai Baba takes to Cricket - R. Jayachandran	23
9.	Sai Baba takes to Cricket: Reply - B. Premanand	23
10.	Why attack the god idea? - Dr. Ramendra	24
11.	Parapsychology Fraud - M.T. Koshy	28
12.	Wedding of the Pipal Tree! - Gopalakrishnan P.V	28
13.	Uttara for Voodoo - Lalita Iyer .	30
14.	Religion - Sudhir Kumar Patnaik	32
15.	Mr. Papfs Perpetual Motion - Richard Feynman	32
16.	The Fits of Divinity - Outlook	35
17.	No God has Created Diamond Rings - Naganathan Ravikanth	35
18.	Sai Baba does not Practice what he Preaches - B. Premanand	36
19.	Diary of the Shakti Pat Members at Puttaparthi - Klear Problem	38
20.	Reply to Naganathan Ravikant - B. Premanand	45
21.	More Premanand's Wanted - Jayakrishna Sahu	46
22.	'Padmabhusan'to V.M. Tarkunde - R. Jayachandran	47
23.	Devotion & Lust - Book released	47

Vol. 11 No. 3 July 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	Chief Justice enjoys too much power - Transfer as a weapon - Kuldip Nayar	4
3.	Empirical Evidence for Reincarnation? Examining Stevenson's 'Most Impressive' Case - Leonard Angel	7
4.	Towards An United Front by B. Premanand (ed.) Book Review - Margaret Bhatty	13
5.	A Challetige to Astrologers and Predictors of the Future - Narendra Nayak	16
6.	Damp Squibs of the Astrologers! - Narendra Nayak	17
7.	You Deserve the National Award - Gerald Huber	18
8.	Miracles and Mother Teresa: Part II - Margaret Bhatty	19
9.	Therapeutic Touch: Tracing Back to Mesmer - George A. Ulett	23
10.	Birth of a Deformed Girl Child - Rumours - Krishna Podder	26
11.	Religion & Cults in our Everyday Life - B.B. Singh	29
12.	Satya Sai Baba 1 know - Sudhir Kumar Patnaik	30
13.	Voter's Awareness Campaign: Sharing an Experience - Dr. Sunanda Shet	31
14.	Teak Throne for Sai Baba - P.V. Gopalakrishnan	36
15.	Islamic Fundamentalism - A Bane or Boon for the Muslims - Md. Firozul Haque	37
16.	Divine Monopoloy - S.A. Baseer	43
17.	Healthy Skepticism - Tim Gorksi, M.D	43
18.	Challenging Superstitions - Rahul Singh	45
19.	In God's Court .. India Today	47
20.	Sorabjee for Panel to go into misconduct by judges - Indian Express	47

Vol. 11 No. 4 August 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	Expose godmen through media, courts - Rahul Singh	4
3.	Birth Gentenary of Kovoor colebrated - Deccan Her-ald	5
4.	Science wins Battle Versus superstfticn - Mallarashtra Herald	6
5.	Fuzzy Logic - Rahul Singh	7
6.	Poster Child Clinic - Dr. Munish Raizada	8
7.	POSTER: Kovoor's Birth Centenary Celebrated	9
8.	A Visit with Uri Geller - Richard Feynman	9
9	Can Man Create Life? - Dr. Rajendra Nayak	12
10.	Ouija in the Classroom - Larry Barrieau	13
11.	A Crusade Against Human Sexuality: Part III - Margaret Bhatty	15
12.	Excuse Us'O' Gullibles - Sudhir Kumar Patriaik	20
13.	Experiences with ISKCON - Overseas	20
14.	Spanish Police state they prevented mass suicide by Atma (Isis Holistic) Center cult - Herman de Tollenaere	22
15.	Internet web site with Critical Information on Occultism open now - Herman de Tollenaere	23
16.	Non-Smokers Right Day - P.V. Gopalakrishnan	24
17.	HC Crackdown on Holy Pond - Srikrishna Podder	27
18.	Fate of a Fate Reader - Srikrishna Podder	29
19.	Human Right Education at Finnish Schools - Pekka Elo	29
20.	The Atheist and the Avatar - Robert Goodman	34
21.	HYPNOSIS - Dr. George A. Ulett	39

Vol. 11 No. 5 September 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	14th IHEU Congress - Concessions to tindian Skeptic Members	3
3.	Koran lnterpretations are not Reveiations - P.V. Gopalakrishnan	4
4.	Present Day occultism, from the Celestine, prophecy to Heaven's gate Herman de Tollenaere	5
5.	Hypno-Therapy controversy - H. K. Deshmukh & Prashant Sapate	15
6.	Matrimonial	17
7.	Homoeopathy Controversy - Dr. P.M. Bhargava Responds
8.	Rahul Singh's Article & Rumours by Sai Baba Members - D. J. Buxey	18
9.	Gullible's Travels - George A. Ulett M.D	22
10.	Believing what We See, Hear and Touch - Rainer Wolf	24
11.	Encounters: Report of The Committee of Concerned Citizens	37
12.	Fake Encounters in Andhra Pradesh	47

Vol. 11 No. 6 October 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	Declaration of Indian Radical Humanist Association on Nuclear explosions in South Asia - Babu Gogineni	3
3.	The Pursuit of Human Rights in a Multi-cultural World - Pekka Elo	5
4.	Religion and Politics - Sudhir Kumar Patnaik	9
5.	Modern Jesus to Exorcise Satan - P. V. Gopalakrishnan	12
6.	Religious Jewish Men live on State Welfare & their Wives Earning - Internet	13
7.	Acupuncture's Secrets Revealed: From Cult of Qi to Evidence-Based Acupuncture - George A. Ulett	13
8.	Another Brazilian "healer" - James Randi	24
9.	Police Reward Naxal for killing Four - Deccan Herald	25
10.	Andhra cops turn criminal, govt in tight spot - R. Akhileshwari	25
11.	Scientists Jealous About Godmen? - K. Prakash	27
12.	Information Explosion: Consumers' Rights - Ramesh Kumar		29
13.	Cargo Cult Science - Richard Feynman	30
14.	Dr. Ian Stevenson, Sai Baba's Miracles and Reincarnation Stuff - B. Premanand	37
15.	Tarksheel Society (Punjab): Conference	47

Vol. 11 No. 7 November 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	Editor of Sarita, under Attack - Paresh Nath	4
3.	Sai Baba could not answer the questions of his Devotee! - Dr. P. V. Pillai	5
4.	Dr. Satwant Pasricha and The Re-incarnation Stuff II: Life after death : It could be true, says expert - Deccan Chronicle	7
5.	"It could be true" cannot be "It is true" - B. Premanand	9
6.	Ian Stevenson Replies to Leonard Angel	10
7.	Science vs. Supernatural - Kisan Mehta	1 4
8.	Govt land sold to ashram as pvt. property - M. B. Maramkal	15
9.	The Naidu Connection - Times of lndia	15
10.	Science as Society - J. V. Narlikar	16
11.	Hypno-therapy Controversy: Hypnosis Featured at TBS Meeting - Valerie Gray	19
12.	Murder Attempt on Sudhir Kumar Patnaik	20
	Petition to Chief Justice of India - Sudhir Kumar Patnaik	21
	Petition to Director General (Crime Branch), Cuttack, Orissa	22
	Letters to The Editor on Murder Attempt - Firuzul Haque & Sudhir Kumar Patnaik	23
	Can Man Create Life? Reader says "No" - Shankaranarayan U. J.	24
13.	Readers Write: The Truth on Baba - M. Ramdas and I. Dawood	25
	Mr. Ramdas, You are Spreading False Rumours and not Truth - B. Premanand	26
14.	What happened to us on 1.1.1986 when we went to Sai Baba	29
16.	Rationalists held at Puttaparthi - The Hindu	29
	Rationalist for Exposing 'Godmen' - Deccan Herald	29
	Atheist performs 'Miracles' - Indian Express	30
	Atheist's claim to Expose Sai Baba - Times of India	30
15.	The Illegal Arrest: Press Release - B. Premanand	31
16.	CJ of Calcutta HC demits office - The Hindu	38
17.	Workshop on Hypnotism - Dr. Munish Raizada	39
18.	Albert Schweitzer: A Humanist - Dr, Munish Raizada	40
19.	Take Action against Printing Superstitious Leaflets - Siddarth Radheshyam	41
20.	Telugu University Award for Mrs. Saraswati Gora for Promotion of Rationalism - Dr. Vijayam	42
21.	Training Workshop on Explaining of Science behind Miracles - Sarjit Talwar	43
22.	AIDS Awareness Campaign by Rationalists of Puniab - Sarjit Talwar	44
23.	Blue Film using a Corpse - P. V Gopalakrishnan	45
24.	For a Healing i ouch - A. V. Varghese .	46
25.	Promoting Rationalism (Editorial) - Times of India	46
26.	Magicaution - K. A. Ramakrishna Murthy	47

Vol. 11 No. 8 December 1998

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
2.	Now, there's a code of conduct for Judges - Rakesh Bhatnagar	9
3.	That Judicial Temptation - Krishen Mahajan	10
4.	Dalit judge's successor cleans chamber with Ganga water - Times of India	12
5.	Where is Justice? - Khushwant Singh	12
6.	Stop Harassing Taslima Nasreen - Prakriti Kumer	13
7.	G.S. Rao, known Atheist and Educationalist dead	14
8.	How Lies, Change Falsehood to Truth - Dr. N.C.T. Brito Babapulle	16
9	 From Saint to Criminal - Heike Teruttis	16
10.	Astrology Seems to Work - Nibu Jacob	22
11.	Astrology. With and Without Planets: Both of them are Hollow - Madav Risbud	255
12.	Scientists are Jealous II K, Prakash Evades Producing his Thesis	29
13.	Homeopathy Controversy III Gurukula Mitra Retracts from proving his claims	30
14.	Show me The Data - Edvard A. Hemmingsen	31
15.	Letter to The Editor:
	1) Guide Us - Dr. Dinesh Mishra	31
	2) Nadi Astrology - Laxmidas Khatau	31
16.	Reincarnation Stuff IV:
	1) Rebirth - Some Clear Evidences - C. Damodara Menon	32
	2) Rebirth - Sorne False Evidences - Nithya Chaithanya Yathi	35
17.	Amma Daya Godman Arrested for Rape - Vikram	38
18.	Readers Reactions:
	1) Birth of A Deformed Girl Child - Dr. Munish Raizada	39
	2) Miracles & Mother Teresa - Dr. Munish Raizada	39
	Mother Teresa's Miracle Jayakrishna Sahu	40
	In the Name of the Mother - Hubert Vaz	41
	'He has been harassing us ...'	42
	3) Pseudo-Secular Stink in your Editorial - Jayakriahna Sahu	43
	4) Wasted 10 Precious Pages of IS - Jayakrishna Sahu	45
	5) Indian Skeptic has an Open Mind - K.V. Dharmani	46
	6) The Propagation of Superstitions by Media - Shankarnarayan U.J.	46
	7) People like you teach me 'What is Truth' - R. Jayachandran	47

Vol. 11 No. 9 January 1999

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
	Does not Reflect our Views - Says Tribune	2
	The IHEU Conference	2
	6 Murders by Sai Baba on 6-6-1993	3
	Marriages without Rituals	3
	Humanist Organisations of Bihar condemn attempts to change the secular character of Education	4
2.	Know our Members 1: Dr. P.M. Bhargava - Chandana Chakrebarti	4
3.	Fellow seekers of the Truth - We have been sexually abused by Sai Baba - Sekaran	6
4.	Prof. Abraham T. Kovoor: A Profile - M. Subba Rao	11
5.	Book Review U.F.O's The Public Deceived Philip Klass - Hussain N.M	14
6.	The True Colour of Modern Spiritual Gurus - Jayakrishna Sahu	15
7.	Kripalu Maharaj: The Krishnavatar - Overseas	20
8.	Letters to Editor: Questions & Answers on Godmen	26
9.	Prof. Abraham T. Kovoor Birth Centenary Programme Celebrated at Mandya: A Report - Sidda Raju Kothathi	27
10.	Curing Snake Bite by Touch - Dr. Munish Raizada	28
11.	Anantapur Celebrates 120th Birthday of Periyar & Kovoor's Centenary - C. R. Ananda Rao	28
12.	Relevance of Poriyar's work to India Today (1879-1973) - Mehul Kamdar	29
13.	Stevenson, Satwant Pasricha & Reincarnation - Dr. Eli Franco Replies	34
14.	A Case of Reincarnation: Re-examined - Joe Nickell	36
15.	Sweet & Sour: The latest fad is Vastu - Khushwant Singh	39
16.	This Superstitious World! - T.K. Balan	40
17.	Blood on Statuette may not be hoax - Dhiman Chattopadhyay	41
18.	Clairvoyant cures Cancer with Sati's Blessings - Labonite Ghosh	42
19.	Miracle-seekers flock to special cows - Times of lndia	43
20.	He summons Saturn with his Pooja - Monish Gangwani	44
21.	'Dabblers and quacks can cause a great deal of har' - Vithat C. Nadkarni	45
22.	Inspiration to Others - S. Baseer	46
	Faith Smart	46
23.	Exposing Fraud Sadhus - Shruti Prakash	46
24.	Holy Men fled with God and Money - P. V Gopalakrishnan	47

Vol. 11 No. 10 February 1999

1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
	The Fight against the Mafia Raj	2
2.	Dr. Satwant Pasricha, Ian Stevenson and Rebirth Stuff. H.N. Banerji, Rajasthan University and Parapsychology - Dr. A.T. Kovoor	4
3.	Our Investigation "Betting on Cricket" is Proved True - B. Premanand	8
	Corruption in Cricket Confirmed - Indian Express	8
4.	Investigate Potta Retreat Ministry - R. S. Cooper	9
5.	Much ADO about Nothing: Curing Through Prayer - Gopatakrishnan P.V.	10
6.	Hypno Therapy Controversy - Sreenivas Jodavula	20
	You are Feeling very, very Sleepy - David Concar	20
7.	Sai Baba's Empty Promises "Why Fear when I am Here" leads to 9 Suicides - B. Premanand	24
8.	ISKCON Gurus in Sex Scandals - Awani Kumar	28
	Revolt against ISKCON Gurus over Sex Scandals - Times of India	28
9.	Touch Therapy Critic Hits Nerve - Gina Kolata	 29
10.	Experiences of a Devotee from Overseas about Kripalu Maharaj and his Raas Leela	31
11.	Buxey Responds: Confesses his Mistake - D.J. Buxey	41
	Sorcars try it, and it happens - Abhijit Majumder	42
	'Milk Miracle' continues in NY - Sunday Times	43
12.	Miracle Man or Petty Magician? Will the real Sai Baba please stand up - Sunday	45
13.	DD Director Scuttles issue - Deccan Chronicle	47

Vol. 11 No. 11 March 1999

1.	Contents
	Editor's Page - Rationalist Conference	3
	Railway Fraud	3
2.	Astrologers Fail to Predict the winning Candidates - Dr- Dinesh Mishra	4
3.	On the Truth's Trail - S.A. Baseer	4
4.	Hypnosis: A Fact Sheet - Lewis Jones	5
5.	P.V. Gopalakrishnan Awarded a Junior Fellowship by the Ministry of Human Resource Development	8
6.	Sought Treasure; Brought Trouble! - P.V. Gopalakrishnan	8
7.	Book Review: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, A Man of Destiny of India - E.P. Menon	9
8.	A Photograph of Monkey creating sensation in Hyderabad - Vikram	9
9.	Yoga is beneficial - P.B. Danish
10.	Why Women flock to Godmen? And other Questions - N.J. Francis	10
11.	How to bring Change? Question by Miss. R. Sahani	12
12.	The Miracle of 3 Lanterns burning continuously without oil for 20 years - N. Vidya	12
13.	Celestial Fire-works - Dr. Munish Raizada	13
14.	Are my Articles, copies from other sources? - Dr. Umesh Patri	13
15.	The Sai Baba Cassette - David L. Kent	14
16.	Thinking the Unthinkable - MargeretBhatty	15
17.	Sai Baba's Love - B. Premanand	19
18.	All Names are Mine and All Forms are mine. Your worship to any of your chosen God, reaches Me - Satya Sai Baba	20
19.	Sai Baba talks to Newspaper Editors - S. Anil Kumer	22
20.	Satya Sai speaks out - Sarosh Bena	23
21.	Devil Quotes the Scriptures - Dr. N. C. T. Brito Babepulie	26
22.	The Heart of Sai - Firoza Dharmapala	26
23.	Prime Minister Vajpayee visits Sai Baba - S. Anil Kumar	29
24.	Vajpayee to open Hi-Tech City in Hyderabad - Deccan Herald	30
25.	P.M. to attend Sai Baba's 73rd Birthday - S. Nagesh Kumar	31
26.	Tight Security for PM at Puttaparthi - Deccan Chronicle	32
27.	Police ready to nab "Saktipat" followers - S. Nagesh Kumar	32
28.	Organisers pull out all stops for Sai Baba's 73rd Birth day - Vinita G. Singh	32
29.	Devotees throng Puttaparthi - S. Nagesh Kumar	33
30.	Japanese nationals Held - The Hindu	33
31.	"Goof-ups" mar Reception to PM - R.J. Rajendra Prasad	34
32.	Odd-man-out PM at Baba's Bash - Diptosh Majumdar		35
33.	PM attends B'Day of Seer - Hindustan Times	36
34.	Crowds throng Puttaparthi - The Hindu	37
35.	It's Destination Puttaparthi for Citys with IT people - Vinita G. Singh	37
36	 Why did PM, Naidu touch Sai Baba's feet, asks CPI - Times of India	38
37.	Yogi & Commissar - Deccan Herald		38
38.	Regarding: Sathya Sai Baba - Warren C. Pyke	39
39.	Sai Baba - A Thug? - Warren C. Pyke	39
40.	N. Om Dev's Non-Skeptic logic	41
41.	Films on Origin of Universe, Galaxy, Solar System Earth, origin of life on Earth and Species wanted - Deepak J. Girme	45
42.	Establish Mental Health Centres in every Panchayat - R. Jayachandran	46
43.	Gandhi Versus Godse - Khushwant Singh	48

Vol. 11 No. 12 April 1999


1.	Contents & Editor's Page	2
	Superstitions and Pseudo-science in Doordarshan	2
	Murders in Sai Baba's Bedroom	3
2.	Telekinesis' is not a science, but a myth - Dr. Rajendra Gere	4
3.	What did the Cervakas mean by 'Sukham Jivet'? - Ramaktishne Bhattacharya.	4
4.	Sakthimaan: The Newest God? - Margaret Bhatty	10
5.	Brahma Reddy's way paves path to success - B.V. Redhakrishna Murthy & D. Panigrahi	14
6.	Six Murders in Sai Baba's Bedroom: A Barrister's Comment - Warren C Pyke	17
7.	A few thoughts on price rise and its disturbing dimensions - Dr. (Mrs.) Sunanda Shet	18
8.	A question of Human Values - Dr. Rao V.B.J. Chellkani	23
9.	Islam: Fascism & Terrorism in the Garb of Religion? - Firozul Haque	26
10	If an Advertisement is wrong, here's what you can do - The Advertising Standards Council of India	31
11.	Here are some advertisements, would you put them right? - B. Premanand	35
12.	Investigate the prediction advertisement in Manorama Year Book-1999 - Dr. Munish Raizade	36
13.	News Papers and Magical Remedies Act - Gopelakrishnan P.V.	37
14.	Dalits & Human Rights Violation - Siddherth Radheshyam	41
15.	How not to get quacked! - Dr. Aniruddha Malpani	43
16.	Cultural prerequisites of freedom - Dr. (Ms.) Kawaljeet	45
17.	Skeptic - A.K.A. Rahiman	47

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