Comparison Of Hinduism And Tibetan Buddhism's Beliefs On Life After Death

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Buddhism’s beliefs on life after death are said to have derived from Hinduism, adopting things such as reincarnation. Reincarnation is the process the soul takes to be reborn into another body. Although there are some key differences in the afterlife beliefs of Hindu’s and Buddhists. Buddhism supplies that individuals do not possess eternal souls, but instead have a collections of habits, memories, desires, sensations, etc., which in order contradicts the idea of a lasting self. Buddhism, much like Hinduism sees the body as a source of suffering and their primary goal is release from such and to be free of desire- this liberation is known as Nirvana (nibbana).
In accordance to Tibetan Buddhism, after death one’s spirit should go through a
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