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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Also known as metempsychosis, transmigration is a belief in the passage of the soul into another body after death. Many religions have this belief, including Buddhism and Hinduism. Specifics vary, some believing that the rebirth is into either a "lower" or a "higher" form of life, while others believe it is always into a human body. Some also believe the next life is dependent upon the actions within the present life—a karmic rebirth.


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There are several considerations to note when studying Ibn Sina's argument for the impossibility of transmigration.
Surely, May intends the reader to draw a connection between these responses and Adams's Transmigration of Souls; Danto's description of Lucio Pozzi's work--photographs of smoke in a New York street outside his studio, which he then photocopied and stapled together in pamphlets for friends (p.
The three main types of transmigration recognized since the mid-twentieth century are:
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Indossando i panni di Empedocle, Levi evidenzia "the treatment of the transmigration of souls.
As well, issues such as human rights violations, transmigration of non-Papuan Indonesians into West Papua to dilute the local people, environmental degradation caused by heavily polluting resource extraction practices, militarized commerce, and a large national military presence which acts with apparent impunity, continue to plague this former Dutch colony.
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He succeeds admirably as when he discusses Empedocles' nonsense about transmigration and the warning not to eat living flesh which might contain one's mother.
17) to Photius for its notions of pre-existent souls, their transmigration and ultimate purification by God, his reversal of Clement's Logos over Theos scheme, the material world, free will, alleged Subordinationism, and, finally, his insistence on Biblical allegory.
Hence the transmigration is not disconnection from people's individual heritage; rather it is a flow of"sustained movements and interconnectedness of people across national borders" (9).
Pilots at Garuda Indonesia have decided to delay their scheduled strike action following talks with the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration.