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Transcript of Reincarnation
What religions believed in it?
Many books, documentaries, and films have been created dealing with reincarnation, allowing the average person to believe we have more than one life, one experience, and there is more out there than just this physical reality.
Jainism traditions is the belief that the worldly life is characterized by continuous rebirths and suffering in various realms of existence
Reincarnation is an intrinsic part of many Native American and Inuit traditions.
Reincarnation is the core of the doctrine of Spiritism, a tolerant religious movement started in France in 1857. According to Spiritists souls will reincarnate to perfect themselves toward communion with God.
Islamic scriptures reject any idea of reincarnation of human beings or God. It teaches a linear concept of life, wherein a human being has only one life and upon death is judged by God, then rewarded in heaven or punished in hell.
What in Reincarnation?
is the philosophical or religious concept that an aspect of a living being starts a new life in a different physical body or form after each biological death. It is also called rebirth or transmigration.
Buddha also asserted that there is karma,
which influences the rebirth, and that the
cycles of repeated births and deaths are endless.
The body dies, assert the Hindu traditions, but not the soul, which they assume to be the eternal reality, indestructible and bliss.
Some people remember foreign languages and things they could not have possibly known without doing research. Polyglossy or Xenoglossy is the putative phenomenon in which a person is able to speak a language that he or she could not have acquired by natural means.
Children who report memories of
violent deaths in past lives may suffer
from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Some people see themselves
transforming into other characters
in recorded history, or as extreme
as entities from other worlds and
Though the major Christian denominations reject the concept of reincarnation, a large number of Christians profess the belief. In a survey by the Pew Forum in 2009, 24% of American Christians expressed a belief in reincarnation.
Anthroposophy describes reincarnation from the point of view of Western philosophy and culture. The ego is believed to transmute transient soul experiences into universals that form the basis for an individuality that can endure after death.