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On Reincarnation. Do you Buddhists believe in rebirth as an animal in the next life?

On Reincarnation

Are you going to be a dog or a cow in the future? Buddhism Afterlife. Christianity Afterlife. Christians believe in life after death.

Christianity Afterlife

They believe that they have only one life on earth. Buddhism vs Christianity. Buddhism is centered upon the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha, whereas Christianity is centered on the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ.

Buddhism vs Christianity

Buddhism is a nontheistic religion, i.e., it does not believe in a supreme creator being a.k.a. God. Comparing and Contrasting the Afterlife. Three Questions for Comparing and Contrasting the Afterlife Beliefs of Six Prominent World Religions by Jason David Gray 1.

Comparing and Contrasting the Afterlife

What survives the death of the body? Christianity: There are straightforwardly dualistic conceptions for Christians (i.e. a non-physical soul that separates from the body at death), but there are also contrasting views. For instance, many believe that a spiritual body (which may be three dimensional and physical) is resurrected after death (but that the spiritual body is distinct from our current physical bodies). Islam: There seems to be general agreement that, according to the Quran, the physical body is resurrected for the Day of Judgment, although a small minority appears to hold a dualistic view.

Judaism: Most modern Jews do not believe in post-mortem survival in any literal sense. Christianity Afterlife. This week we're asking… What's Next?

Christianity Afterlife

After death, that is. Here's one answer: nothingness. How can I be so sure there’s no afterlife? After all, people have believed in the afterlife, since … well, since there were people. Who'm I to say they’re wrong? Buddhist View on Death and Rebirth. Buddhist View on Death and Rebirth ...Ven.

Buddhist View on Death and Rebirth

Thich Nguyen Tang... --- o0o --- As a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, working as a Buddhist chaplain at several of Melbourne's hospitals and as well as Melbourne assessment prison, I have witnessed many personal tragedies faced by the living and of course the very process of dying and that of death and many of these poor people faced their death with fear, with misery and pain before departing this world. With the images of all these in my mind, on this occasion, I wish to share my view from the perspective of a Buddhist and we hope that people would feel far more relaxed in facing this inevitable end since it is really not the end of life, according to our belief. Buddhism Afterlife. Google + Like other major world religions, Buddhism has convictions about what happens after a person dies physically.

Buddhism Afterlife

According to the Buddhist faith, after death one is either reborn into another body (reincarnated) or enters nirvana. Only Buddhas - those who have attained enlightenment - will achieve the latter destination. Different religions view Afterlife. Articles << Home << more afterlife articles How different religions view the Afterlife.

Different religions view Afterlife

Christianity Whilst there are different orthodox Christian beliefs – Catholics, Protestants, the Baptists and other Christians, the core of Christian belief about the afterlife is that there is an afterlife, that conduct on earth – how we behave - will determine where in the afterlife you will eventually end up. That there is a hell for the wicked ones – especially the Catholic Church still teaches that hellfire is for eternity and there is heaven for those who behaved well. Also, the Catholic Church claims there is an afterlife state which is between heaven and hell the Catholic Church calls ‘purgatory.’ Buddhism Afterlife. In Buddhism, death is not the end of life, but rather the door you must pass through to enter your next reincarnation.

Buddhism Afterlife

This reincarnation, or rebirth, does not involve the transference of an unchanging self or soul from one body to another. Rather, the Buddha compared the process of death and rebirth to the lighting of successive candles, each time using the flame of the previous candle. These rebirths are dependent on your moral or immoral actions, referred to as “karma.” Buddhism Afterlife. Afterlife is just another life.

Buddhism Afterlife

You reborn based on the conditions you've set up for yourself from your past causes. You go where you go based on how you've developed in the mind. Once your human body expires (death), it means the human body you obtained based on past causes has now expired. So what kind of form do you pick up next? Afterlife. As humans, we tend to define life in terms of our mortal, physical bodies. However, life should really be seen in a much bigger context. Your spirit—your individual character or soul—existed before you had a body, and it will continue to exist after your body has died. We all lived as spirits with our heavenly parents. We each accepted the challenge of receiving a physical body so that we might experience the good and the bad in a way we could not before. During our time on earth, we choose how to act and prove whether we are willing to become better individuals, more like our Father in Heaven.

When we die, our spirits don’t disappear. When Audrey Curtis delivers a new baby, she sees hope—for that child’s happiness and for its future.