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The Cycle of Samsara is a chain of rebirths, that leads up to nirvana (buddhist heaven) It is a cycle based on your Karma (good works and common decency) and your Dharma (your duty as an individual), if the life you were living was a bad one, you can keep repeating the lives until you learn how to 'behave' and eventually, head up to be united with Brahman, the All.

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What is life in Hinduism and Buddhism?

Hinduism and Buddhism teach that there is a cycle of life, death, and rebirth. This cycle is called samsara, and being released from it is called moksha.


Sacred symbols in Buddhism?

A wheel symbol represents samsara, the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. The lotus is also a sacred symbol in Buddhism.


What is the cycle of samsara in Hinduism?

samsara in Hinduism means the cycle of rebirth, or reincarnation.


What is Hinduism samsara?

The endless cycle of death and rebirth.


What is samsara in Hinduism and Buddhism?

We human beings get very caught in technical terms and try to differentiate between Hinduism and Buddhism. When in reality, instead of separating, we must try to unify. Samsara in Hinduism is this world and samsara in Buddhism is more the cycle of death and rebirth, but they both mean the same. After all, the Buddha, who started Buddhism or rather who caused the beginning of Buddhism was a Hindu prince. His principles, his basic knowledge has come from Hinduism. He removed the evils of the Hindu beliefs of the day and went back to the original Hindu beliefs of the Sanatana Dharma, and therefore, Buddhism and Hinduism are actually the same with slightly different perspectives. Both believe that we must be free from this world, this samsara, both believe that we must attain Nirvana, while Buddhism calls it Nirvana, Hinduism calls it Moksha. Both are two branches of the same tree.


What is the Hindu term for the endless cycle of birth life death and rebirth?

SAMSARA- samsara is the endless cycle of birth a.k.a the continual reincarnation. hope that helped!


Is there a symbol for samsara?

The Symbol of Samsara is the 'Circle' as it has no begining and no end. Samsara is the Cirlcle of life, an endless cycle of birth, death and re-birth. Ravindra Kumar


Why is the samsara called the Hindu cycle of life?

Samsara means to keep wandering through different states of existence.


How is karma and samsara related?

Samsara is the cycle of death and rebirth, samsara is what we have to escape from, but we can't escape from samsara because of Karma. Karma is the law of Action and Reaction. When there is action, there has to be reaction. Therefore, when we die we are born again and we come back into samsara. The only way to escape coming into samsara is liberation from Karma, by realizing we are not the doer of action. When we realize that we are not the body, mind, we are the Divine Soul, we are liberated from action, not from doing action but from taking ownership of action. Then we are liberated from the cycle of death and rebirth. We escape from samsara as we are liberated and we are united with the Divine


Why is the wheel a Buddhism symbol?

The wheel symbolizes the Wheel of Life or Samsara, (Cyclic, illusory existence).


What is the cycle of reincarnation often called?

The wheel of the reincarnation religion is called Samsara.


Where the soul is reunited with brahma?

moksha (escape from samsara- the cycle of re-incarnation)


What is the escape from the cycle of rebirth?

Life your life positively and dont think about rebirth, is the only way to pop out of the cycle of rebirth. ------------- Eternallyephemeral: I don't think the above answer is answering the question, which is vague itself. If you're talking about the cycle of rebirth in Hinduism (and Buddhism), the escape is called samsara, and escaping the cycle, the body is shed by the soul for a final time.


What image is used to represent samsara the Hindu cycle of birth life and death?

a wheel


What does samsara mean?

Samsara translates out to "continuous flow" in reference to the cycle of life, "birth, life, death, and reincarnation." For more information please see the related link below.


What is freedom from samsara?

Freedom from samsara has two parts. The first freedom is to be free from the material world and to live a spiritual life. To be free from the pain of the body, the misery of the mind and the agony of the ego, to be free from fear, worry, anxiety; from hate, anger, revenge, jealousy. This freedom from samsara liberates us from sorrow. But the ultimate freedom from samsara is to realize we are not the body, mind and ego, we are the Divine Soul. It is not to create any karma knowing that we are just an instrument of the Divine. When we are free from karma, we are free from rebirth, we are free from samsara. Samsara is a cycle of death and rebirth. Though we come to this samsara, this world, we must suffer. And therefore, ultimate freedom from samsara is liberation from this world and unification with the Divine.


What is the main belief system of Hinduism?

There is not One Unified System, but there are 4 main beliefs. Dharma (ethics and duties) Samsara (rebirth) Karma (right action) Moksha (liberation from the cycle of Samsara)


How do the 3 god in the trimurti work together?

They work together because brahma is the creator, Vishnu is the preserver (keeps samsara going-the cycle of life and death) and Shiva is the desroyer who gets rid of worn out and old things so he can reincarnate them. this is the cycle of samsara and it is how it works.


How does Buddhism relates to modern society?

Buddhism is described as timeless because it offers solutions to the state of suffering that will exisit as long as beings live in Samsara (the form realm); as such it relates to all societies in all ages.


What is the Hindu translation of samsara?

Samsara refers to suiciding


What does a bridge symbolize in Buddhism?

A bridge in Buddhism symbolizes transition from the cycle of life to the land of the Buddha.


How is the life cycle different from Hinduism and buddhism?

There is no difference!


What is the cycle of rebith called in Buddhism?

it is called nirvana


How do you use the word samsara in a sentence?

Please pardon my samsara.


What image best represents samsara?

There isn't a picture for Samsara