Re: Reincarnation

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Elaine Waller-Rose
Los Angeles, California
Psychotherapist and Social Worker

"Before I became a Buddhist, I felt some sort of rebirth needed to occur in order to work out one's difficulties and move to a higher sense of being. Now that I am a Buddhist, I understand reincarnation on two levels. On one, there is the sense of all things in a collective returning to reach a higher state toward nirvana. On a personal level, I think we return as long as we have samsaric desires. I will be back, and until then I'm working on it."

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