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Reincarnation

Is reincarnation a Hindu/Buddhist belief, or a universal fact of life? How does it work? Can I choose what kind of body I get next?

Bodies constantly change—old cells die, new ones grow—but something inside the body—the self/soul/person—stays the same. The Bhagavad-gita is full of analogies about how this works.

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  • About Reincarnation—An authoritative, comprehensive overview of the phenomenon called reincarnation, or "transmigration of the self" from one body to another, to another . . .
  • Questions and Answers about Reincarnation—How did we get into this cycle of reincarnation in the first place? How many times do I have to reincarnate? How exactly does the soul transmigrate from one body to another?

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How did we get into this cycle of reincarnation in the first place? How many times do I have to reincarnate? How exactly does the soul transmigrate from one body to another?

How much can we rely on past-life recall as proof that we lived before?

"When she was a year and a half old, she used to cradle a pillow or a block of wood in her arms and address it as 'Minu.' Minu, she said, was her daughter. . ."

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An authoritative, comprehensive overview of the phenomenon called reincarnation, or "transmigration of the self" from one body to another, to another . . .