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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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The next 63 pages are devoted to the near-death experience, followed by 53 pages devoted to the task of examining the case for and against reincarnation.
The author asserts that the major empirical sources of evidence for life after death are from near death experiences and research on reincarnation.
The Tibetan government-in-exile said Monday the Dalai Lama does not recognize China's recently enthroned reincarnation of an important spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, further embittering the ties between Beijing and the government-in-exile.
The system of reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism is unique, which is decided on religious basis.
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WASHINGTON -- The Dalai Lama says his successor could be chosen from among a group of senior monks, rather than through the centuries-old tradition of reincarnation or he may decide to declare his own successor while he is still alive.