cycle of rebirth


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(Hinduism) repeated rebirth in new forms

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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.
Buddhism, which migrated to China from India, influenced the Chinese concept of karma and the cycle of rebirth.
One attains Nirvana, or "extinction," and leaves the painful cycle of rebirth, or Samsara.
Buddhas (fully enlightened beings) and arhats (liberated beings) are free from the cycle of rebirth, but do not control the destinies of others.
With each generation, immigrant and native-born Americans have come together, shoulder-to-shoulder, to propel our ongoing cycle of rebirth and renewal.