Does some aspect of our personality survive bodily death?
If it does survive, where does it go?
Eternal heaven or hell?
Or perhaps we merge into some sort of spiritual oneness.
At the end of one lifetime, do we embark upon another?
The explanatory value of the
Vedic point of view
Who gives credence to this?
If reincarnation is a fact, how does it work?
Why reincarnation? What’s the...
Transmigration of the self from one body to another—often known as reincarnation—is something we all experience, all the time, but may not be aware is happening. It's like this: during a single lifetime, our bodies change from infant to child to adult to elderly, but our conscious awareness stays the same.
Which is not to say our minds don't change over time, or that we see things the same way...
If all you see here is bodies changing, you’re not seeing the point. The bodies are changing—that’s obvious. But the most important person in this picture is the person you can’t see at all. That person is the living spark of consciousness within the body. In other words, that person is you. Whoever you are, your body is changing. You once had the body of a child. Now you have the body of a...