Shanti Devi was born in Delhi in the 1930s. At the age of 4, she insisted that her mother and father were not her true parents; she further claimed
that her real name was Ludgi. She said that her true family lived
somewhere else and to the shock of her parents and everyone in the
village, she declared that she had died during childbirth. Shanti Devi
claimed to have reincarnated. She named the town where she lived with
her husband before death. Her worried parents decided to find the truth
behind these outlandish claims.
They soon learned about a young woman named Ludgi Devi who indeed died during childbirth. Shanti instantly recognized her husband from
previous life. It was reported that Mahatma Gandhi showed keen
interest in this strange case. When asked if she remembers anything of
the afterlife, Shanti claimed to have met Lord Krishna.
Throughout her life time Shanti Devi who later became a scholar, teacher, and student of religion was challenged by many researchers and scientists
to test her reincarnation memories. No one however was able to prove