cycle of rebirth

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(Hinduism) repeated rebirth in new forms

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There is a path to the end of suffering - a gradual path of self-improvement that is the middle way between the extremes of excessive self-indulgence and excessive self-mortification and it leads to the end of the cycle of rebirth.
At the age of 29, he renounced his princely life and his wife and infant son to become a wandering ascetic and to search for a path that would give relief from the cycle of rebirth (sansara) For six years he practiced severe austerities, eating little.
In the Bhagavad-Gita, a text central to the establishment of the bhakti traditions, Krishna instructs Arjuna on various paths that can lead to moksha, or enlightenment and liberation from the cycle of rebirth.
They are adventitious obscurations responsible for the cycle of rebirth.
The degree to which they express grief reveals each being's level of ignorance, showing that they do not understand that Shakyamuni is in fact about to achieve his ultimate goal of entering nirvana and achieving release from the painful cycle of rebirth.
Nirvana is the release that stops the endless cycle of rebirth, death, and reincarnation in which some Eastern religions believe.