Archives for Reincarnation

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The ugly face of Facebook- part two

Another way that India is slowly losing its Vedic culture is through the process of secular or English and Christian education. Of course, in public schools all Vedic books have been removed from the curriculum. So there are no possibilities to study the ancient Indian literature or art. Thus Vedic values are no longer part of what the ...
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The Mystery of past life- Part 3

By Manik Gupta This article is third in series about Past Life and Reincarnation MAJOR RELIGIONS AND REINCARNATION Where current scientific understanding about reincarnation is evolving with newer researches in the field, let us turn to mainstreamreligions and find what insights they have to offer. CHRISTIANITY In the New Testament, Jews are depicted as expecting the reincarnation ...
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Reincarnation – The Basics

By Rajeev Dalvi Many Westerners, in order to gain a deeper understanding about reincarnation, are turning to the original sources of knowledge about past and future lives. Among all available literatures, the Sanskrit Vedas of India are the oldest on earth and present the most comprehensive and logical explanations of the science of reincarnation, teachings that have ...
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The History of Reincarnation – V

By Rajeev Dalvi Part V - The Modern Age (Contd.) Mahatma Gandhi, one of the greatest political figures of modern times and apostle of nonviolence, once explained how a practical understanding of reincarnation gave him hope for his dream of world peace. Gandhi said, 'I cannot think of permanent enmity between man ...
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The History of Reincarnation – IV

By Rajeev Dalvi Part V - The Modern Age As we enter the twentieth century, we find the idea of reincarnation attracting the mind of one of the West's most influential artists, Paul Gauguin, who during his final years in Tahiti wrote that when the physical organism breaks up, 'the soul survives.' ...
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The History of Reincarnation – III

          By Rajeev Dalvi Part IV - Transcendentalism This was the period when slowly but steadily Indian influence on philosophy was becoming more and more evident. Interest in reincarnation and Indian philosophy also ran strong among the American Transcendentalists, including Emerson, Whitman, and Thoreau. Emerson wrote, 'It is a secret of the world ...
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The History of Reincarnation – II

By Rajeev Dalvi Part II - The Middle Ages and the Renaissance Going further, we come across this period of chaos in Western History. Under circumstances that to this very day remain shrouded in mystery, the Byzantine emperor Justinian in 553 A.D. banned the teachings of preexistence of the soul from the ...
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Notable Quotes on Reincarnation

By Rajeev Dalvi I am confident that there truly is such a thing as living again, that the living spring from the dead, and that the souls of the dead are in existence. -Socrates The soul comes from without into the human body, as into a temporary abode, and it goes out of it anew... it passes into other habitations, ...
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