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Rebirth is permanant only for the ekabijin


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One of the lessons Buddhism teaches is that everything is impermanent. Our thoughts, our feelings, our emotions, our bodies, our life. Everything. We are surrounded by death. We are mortals. There is an end to this. However, Buddhism also has the concept of rebirth. Actually think about it, rebirth is there due to impermanence. For if one dies and ...


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Rebirth doesn't fit impermanence and anatta. It is the accepting of a psychological 'I', and the consequences of such a view of self.


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"Rebirth" is a moral teaching in Buddhism; about destiny due to action (karma). "Impermanence" is a transcendent teaching in Buddhism. "Rebirth" and "impermanence" are not intended to "fit" together.


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Dīgha Nikāya 1, the Brahmajālasutta, discusses theories of a self in great detail. Studying DN1, we realize that there are indeed very many theories of a self. For example: DN1:1.30.1: There are some ascetics and brahmins who are eternalists, who assert that the self and the cosmos are eternal on four grounds. (etc.) Regarding these theories, the Buddha ...


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There is no difference in manner or extent between how rebirth happens in this very life from moment to moment and what happens from life to life. So ask yourself, how does rebirth in this very life that happens from moment to moment fit with the fact that everything is impermanent? It is precisely because we are impermanent beings that we are reborn from ...


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