The Dalai Lama said that the Tibetan Buddhist system of recognizing reincarnate Buddhist teachers “may have had its day.”
Devaduta is pali for “divine messengers.” It is said that the Buddha embarked on his quest for enlightenment after encountering three devadutas: a sick person, an old man, and a corpse.
Bethany Saltman talks with Tenzin Palmo about rebirth, merit, and the bodhisattva vow.
The 12 nidanas, which are pictured as the outer circle in the Wheel of Life, describe the chain of causation by which the cycle of death and rebirth known as samsara is created.
Guy Armstrong reviews “Rebirth in Early Buddhism and Current Research,” by Bhikkhu Analayo. From the Summer 2018 issue of Buddhadharma.
Moment to moment, lifetime to lifetime — death and rebirth are happening all the time. Nine leading Buddhist teachers explain the concept of rebirth.
In the current issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, we look at academic research on reincarnation at the University of Virginia. How does that research compare to the Buddhist views? We break it down.
In the March 1995 Lion’s Roar magazine, Professor Robert Thurman explained the Tibetan Buddhist view of death and rebirth.
What happens after you die? That used to be just a religious question, but science is starting to weigh in. Sam Littlefair looks at the evidence that you’ve lived before.
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal tells us how to turn our daily challenges into meditation practice. Illustrations of the six Tibetan Realms of Rebirth by Steve Heynen.