SV: Origins of the "double-truth"

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Tue Dec 26 15:05:04 UTC 2000

--- Vidyasankar Sundaresan <vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 3. Still, re: transmigration/metempsychosis/reincarnation, it
> remains to be proved that it is a uniquely Indian religious idea
> that went west. Indeed, it seems like a very "natural" belief
> about life and death. Even Judaism has room for it. There is a
> debate going on in Israel and the USA, about reincarnation and
> the Holocaust. The Reform Jews have serious problems with the
> idea, while the Orthodox Jews seem to accept it.

 So, the transmigration need not be uniquely IE and confined to them
alone in origins?? Dravidians or Semites or South East Asians could have had
this theme also ??

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