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Is it better to be born with health, wealth, beauty and intelligence or not taking birth in this miserable and temporary world at all?

The Pali suttas say: The way that leads to being beautiful is not having an angry and irritable character; even when criticised a lot, one is not offended, does not become angry, hostile and ...
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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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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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How do Buddhists reconcile Buddha's descriptions of past lives with modern Cosmology and natural history?

The scriptures (called 'sutta') attributed to the Buddha actually have extremely few descriptions of past lives and these few scriptures are often in conflict with natural history, such as with events ...
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Some people are not human?

Do they have to come from the souls of insects, reptiles, rodents, and other animals? I have encountered talks that mentioned that there might be a mass transmigration from the animal (or beast) ...
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Some people are not human?

I doubt regarding the six realms as 'physical reincarnation' can explain the statistics of people because the Pañcagatipeyyālavagga of the Samyutta Nikaya says only a few from each realm will attain ...
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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?

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 better to be born with health, wealth, beauty and intelligence or not taking birth in this miserable and temporary world at all?

Beauty >> by Metta Wisdom >> by Asking Dhamma-questions from monks (with the desire to know Dhamma) Social status >> by Respecting who worthy of respect Life span >> by ...
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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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