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Reincarnation
An exploration of the Buddhist, Vedanta and Jewish views on reincarnation.
# 124604 | 1,500 words | 17 sources | MLA | 2008 | US


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This paper provides two essays. The first discusses both the popular Buddhist and Vedanta views on reincarnation and their differences and also argues the research of Ian Stevenson is not sufficient evidence of reincarnation. The second essay provides a discussion of the background of views on immortality and resurrection in the Jewish faith, including a discussion of the views of Maimonides.

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"Many Hindus believe that when a person dies, the Atman or what we call the soul or essence of a person, goes out of the body and searches for another body in which it can be reborn. In other words, the reborn being has the same personality or identity of the formerly existing person. Buddhists reject this view of reincarnation. Instead, Buddhists believe in a doctrine known as no-self, which basically means they do not believe in a permanent or enduring personality or essence..."

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