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Definitions for reincarnation
ˌri ɪn kɑrˈneɪ ʃənrein·car·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reincarnationnoun

    embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form)

    "his reincarnation as a lion"

  2. reincarnation, rebirth, renascencenoun

    a second or new birth

  3. reincarnationnoun

    the Hindu or Buddhist doctrine that a person may be reborn successively into one of five classes of living beings (god or human or animal or hungry ghost or denizen of Hell) depending on the person's own actions

Wiktionary

  1. reincarnationnoun

    A rebirth of a mental capacity, such as a soul, in a physical life form, such as a body

  2. reincarnationnoun

    The idea of such a rebirth, a specific belief or doctrine on how such a rebirth occurs

  3. reincarnationnoun

    A fresh embodiment

  4. reincarnationnoun

    A new, considerably improved, version

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  1. Reincarnation

    Reincarnation is the religious or philosophical concept that the soul or spirit, after biological death, begins a new life in a new body that may be human, animal or spiritual depending on the moral quality of the previous life's actions. This doctrine is a central tenet of the Indian religions. It is also a common belief of other religions such as Druidism, Spiritism, Theosophy, and Eckankar and is found in many tribal societies around the world, in places such as Siberia, West Africa, North America, and Australia. Although the majority of sects within the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam do not believe that individuals reincarnate, particular groups within these religions do refer to reincarnation; these groups include the mainstream historical and contemporary followers of Kabbalah, the Cathars, the Druze and the Rosicrucians. The historical relations between these sects and the beliefs about reincarnation that were characteristic of Neoplatonism, Orphism, Hermeticism, Manicheanism and Gnosticism of the Roman era, as well as the Indian religions has been the subject of recent scholarly research. In recent decades, many Europeans and North Americans have developed an interest in reincarnation. Contemporary films, books, and popular songs frequently mention reincarnation. In the last decades, academic researchers have begun to explore reincarnation and published reports of children's memories of earlier lives in peer-reviewed journals and books.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reincarnation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reincarnation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of reincarnation in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Love is a multi-dimensional, multi-reality, metaphysical, immanent, transcendental, cosmic, heavenly feeling. This is the center, this spot is like a tattoo in your subconscious mind that affects consciousness in reincarnation and the wheel of samsara in nostalgic déjà vu. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Walking in the nature is a reincarnation!

  3. Norbu Dunzhub:

    No matter what the Dalai Lama says or does, the central government's recognized rights toward reincarnation cannot be denied.

  4. Mike Huckabee:

    I ’m not going to try and suggest that Donald Trump is in any way the reincarnation of the Apostle Paul, but Donald Trump’s been very open to not only dialogue with – but listen to and understand where many people in the faith community are coming from.

  5. Sophat Yin:

    We Buddhists believe in afterlife, reincarnation and karma, if I were to die during the Khmer Rouge time, I would ask Mormons to leave me alone.

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