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Where do “new” humans come from?

If all of us are re-incarnations of prior human beings, how do we account for the growing population? Where do “new” humans come from?
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What the characters of a human being?

What should or are the characters of a human being? In today's age, r people real humans ? As i feel , humans are those who have compassion towards others, love towards others wheather it be animals ...
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If a snake is eating a human infant in front of me what should I do?

What is the difference if the snake was eating a frog or a human? What do Buddhist scriptures say about this?
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Can Cyborg/ Trans-human reach enlightenment? When enlightenment is depended on a Human Body

The world is going to a point of no return, with the thirst for materialistic grandeur and power to rule over nature; after the conquered of Oriental by the Occidental. This article talks about Cyborg....
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Will earth become a planet without Humans?

lets imagine that in all the human in earth become Arhant, so after their death they will not born again (i mean all of the humans). after this will new humans born or Not, will earth become a planet ...
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Lower realms rising?

recently i read an article about a troubled young man who was brought to attention by one of his friends to a temple. Here is a brief description.... A young guy suddenly started acting really ...
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Can the dharmakaya buddha be manifest as human?

It occurred to me that some human life has immeasurable value. Not just is very very valuable, but cannot, in principle, be contrasted with the value of another sentient life. I think that the term ...
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“Human Dignity” in Buddhism

Can we find a concept of "Dignity" or "Human Dignity" in Buddhism? My understanding is that in the Western World the concept of Human Dignity is used to justify that each of us deserves to be not only ...
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Does evolution contradict Buddhism?

According to the Agganna Sutta we humans beings from Abbhassara Brahma world. They are mind-made, feeding on delight, self-luminous, moving through the air, glorious. So basically a much more advance ...
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Similarity between creation in Abrahamic religions and beginning of life in Earth mentioned Agganna Sutta?

I was recently listening to a sermon on Agganna Sutta that was on Youtube. I will share my thoughts and questions on the Agganna sutta in a different post. Let me share few passages first and then get ...
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Does Buddhism teach about “Parallel worlds”

I have heard something called "Mangala Sakwala" (The special universe or galaxy where lord Buddhas are born) This is a real puzzle for me because does it mean that there are many other worlds like ...
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What is the real “Human Realm”

What is the real human realm, Is it Earth or are there many other places / Planets with humans? What are the words of Lord Buddha on this topic? I am looking for the Theravada perspective.
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According to Buddhism, what separates humans from animals?

Philosophers throughout history have been trying to pin down what it exactly means to be human - what it is that separates humans from (other) animals. Some have voted for our ability to make ...
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Is a prior human existence required for a current/subsequent human existence?

If I, this impermanent and suffering and no-self array of aggregates, am journeying through this human realm now, shall I assume that that which was "my prior life", another impermanent and suffering ...
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Any instance in the pali canon where a sotāpanna born as a human?

According to the Theravada Buddhism, a sotāpanna can be born in 7 existence in kama-loka which includes human realm. Yê ariya saccâni vibhâvayanti - gambhira paññnêna sudêsitâni, Kincâpi tê ...