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Would total annihilation of Humanity cause Nirvana for everyone?

The human realm is only one of the thirty one planes of existence mentioned in Buddhist sutras. If all of humanity is wiped out, we will likely end up in the other realms. Even when a world cycle ends ...
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Is it correct view, as in renunciation, or desire, to want to die

No. It is not a mindset of renunciation. It is simply craving. SN45.170:0.3: Craving SN45.170:1.1: “Mendicants, there are these three cravings. SN45.170:1.2: What three? SN45.170:1.3: Craving for ...
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Is it correct view, as in renunciation, or desire, to want to die

In the first sutta (Dhammacakka) that was preached by the Buddha at Baranasi, it is mentioned three types of Desire that is the cause of Suffering. Kama tanha Bhava tanha Vibhava tanha Herein, ...
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What is it that pass from this life to the next?

I think the issue about this question is as you are stating in OP. If the target audience has no actual understanding of the Buddhas teaching, the real answer (karma) will elude them. So for ...
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Is it correct view, as in renunciation, or desire, to want to die

Kaccayanagotta Sutta tells the following. 'Everything exists': That is one extreme. 'Everything doesn't exist': That is a second extreme. Avoiding these two extremes, the Tathagata teaches the Dhamma ...
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What is it that pass from this life to the next?

how would you answer this question so that it can enlighten/delight/pacify someone from a non-Buddhist tradition (with some inclinations towards an eternal soul). If you develop samādhi (...
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What is it that pass from this life to the next?

There is a two-fold answer to what is it that reincarnates. It is a two-fold answer because the answer is given via two-truths theory. Conventional truth and ultimate truth. (Here we are given that ...
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What is it that pass from this life to the next?

how would you answer this question so that it can enlighten/delight/pacify someone from a non-Buddhist tradition I would say, it is information that is reborn, and the "medium" that carries ...
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Is it correct view, as in renunciation, or desire, to want to die

Arahant Venerable Revata "I don’t delight in death, don’t delight in living. I await my time like a worker his wage. I don’t delight in death, don’t delight in living. I await my time mindful, ...
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Is it correct view, as in renunciation, or desire, to want to die

The desire for material and immaterial rebirths are not two of the ten fetters. These two fetters are lust for material jhana & lust for immaterial spheres (jhana). In MN 144, Channa, who took the ...
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Is it correct view, as in renunciation, or desire, to want to die

Several topics on this site, tagged suicide, have answers which could help to address this question. The second noble truth names, kāma-taṇhā, bhava-taṇhā and vibhava-taṇhā. There are several ...
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Reunion with the loved one after death and in next life

Your first question is answered by the following suttas. There the Blessed One said: "From an inconstruable beginning comes transmigration. A beginning point is not evident, though beings ...
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