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Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and author best known for his hypothesis of morphic resonance. At Cambridge University he worked in developmental biology as a Fellow of Clare College. He was Principal Plant Physiologist at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in Hyderabad, India. From 2005 to 2010 he was Director of the Perrott-Warrick project for research on unexplained human and animal abilities, funded by Trinity College, Cambridge.

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Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Seven Spiritual Practices in a Scientific Age. Order from Amazon, Hive, Kobo, Barnes and Noble. Get the Audiobook on discount from ListenUp or Audible.

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Animal Powers

A series of papers on the unexplained powers of animals, from a telepathic talking parrot, to psychic dogs that know when their owners are heading home.

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Telephone Telepathy Test

Can you tell who's calling you? This test requires three participants and about 10 minutes.

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TED "Bans" the Science Delusion

On January 12th, 2013, Rupert gave a talk entitled The Science Delusion at TEDxWhitechapel.

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Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Sheldrake talks with Brian Rose on London Real; March, 2019


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Sacred Song, and Where to Find it

Rupert reports on an online guide to choral evensong. Published in Resurgence & Ecologist, Jan/Feb 2016.

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Podcasts and Streaming Audio

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Church Times Interview

"If you want to learn meditation, you can learn it online or go on courses; but if you want to learn how to pray, it’s much harder." Church Times, 23 February 2018, by Terence Handley MacMath.

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Latest Scientific Paper PDF

Can Morphic Fields Help Explain Telepathy and the Sense of Being Stared At?. Published in Mindfield Bulletin (2019), Volume 11 Issue 1, 26-33, by Rupert Sheldrake.

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Upcoming Events

Switzerland Talk:
Das Mysterium des Bewusstseins / The Mystery of Consciousness
Lucerne, Switzerland

13th Swiss Biennial on Science, Technics & Aesthetics
January 18, 2020
Saturday

Verkehrshaus der Schweiz / Swiss Museum of Transport
Lidostrasse 5, 6006 Luzern, Coronado-Saal

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UK Talk:
Dialogue with Mark Vernon on Spiritual Evolution
London

February 10, 2020
Monday
7.00 pm

St James's Church
Piccadilly
London W1J 9LL

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