cycle of rebirth


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Noun1.cycle of rebirth - (Hinduism) repeated rebirth in new forms
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
rebirth, reincarnation, renascence - a second or new birth
moksa - (Hinduism) release from the cycle of rebirth
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The cycle of rebirth can cease and the soul can receive salvation, if these sacred rituals are performed.
It is said that a Kora (Kailash Trek) around the mountain erases one's sins of a lifetime, and 108 Koras break the cycle of rebirth and assures one of nirvana at death.
Devotees believe entering the mighty rivers cleanse them of sin and free them from the cycle of rebirth.
There is a path to the end of suffering - a gradual path of self-improvement that is the middle way between the extremes of excessive self-indulgence and excessive self-mortification and it leads to the end of the cycle of rebirth.