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Book: Pagan Religions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 39. Do Pagans Believe in Reincarnation or Life after Death?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45506


Pagans have various beliefs regarding life after death. While some Pagans believe death is final, many embrace reincarnation. This belief involves the soul's journey through multiple lifetimes, with periods of rest in otherworldly realms. Among Heathens, beliefs may include joining the gods in Valhalla. A common thread in Paganism is the emphasis on living a life of honour, integrity and interconnectedness rather than having a focus on the afterlife.

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