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What is Past Life (Reincarnation)?

Reincarnation, also known as rebirth or transmigration, is the idea that the non-physical essence of a living person starts a new life in a different physical form or body after death. Some religions believe that a soul can come back to life in the same body that it died in. In most beliefs about reincarnation, the soul is thought to be eternal, and the only thing that dies is the body. When a person dies, their soul moves into a new baby (or animal) so that they can live again. When a person dies, their soul moves from one body to another. The term “transmigration” is used to describe this process. Reinvention (Punarjanman) is a big part of many of the Indian religions. This includes Buddhism and most Hinduism as well as many Jainisms, Sikhisms and most pagans. Even though some Hindu and Pagan groups don’t believe in reincarnation, they do believe in an afterlife instead, which they call heaven. In many different ways, it is an esoteric belief in many different types of Judaism, in some beliefs of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas, and in some beliefs of some Indigenous people in Australia (though most believe in an afterlife or spirit world). A belief in rebirth or metempsychosis was held by Greek historical figures like Pythagoras, Socrates, and Plato, as well as by people who believe in different religions today. The majority of Christians and Muslims don’t believe that people reincarnate, but some groups in these religions believe that people do. These groups are the Cathars, the Alawites, the Druze, and the Rosicrucians, which are the main historical and modern followers of these groups. People who study history have looked into how these groups and the beliefs about reincarnation that were common in the Roman era as well as in Indian religion have been linked in recent years. In the last few decades, many people in Europe and North America have become interested in reincarnation, and many modern works talk about it.


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