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Book: Buddhism in Five Minutes

Chapter: 19. What is Seen as Reborn, According to Buddhism?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40757


For Buddhism, a person is not completely destroyed at death, but it is not an eternal, unchanging soul or self that carries on to another life. Rather, there is a stream of “conditions” that flows on beyond this life, becoming a key factor in the arising of a new life in the next rebirth.

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