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reincarnation

(rē-ĭn-kăr-nā′shŭn) [″ + incarnation]
1. The belief held by members of some religious groups that a person returns in physical or spiritual form to live again after death.
2. A renewal of interest in an old or previously discarded idea.
3. A psychological or spiritual reawakening of someone who had previously been engaged in a wholly different set of activities or interests.
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In this way, the head of the Gelugpa school reincarnates repeatedly to serve as Dalai Lama.
The person who reincarnates has sole legitimate authority over where and how he or she takes rebirth and how that reincarnation is to be recognised," he said.
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