After Life

It is important to recognise that Buddhist thought does not propose the transmigration of souls – this is a common misunderstanding of Buddhism; that if you live a bad life you’ll return as something ‘lower’ like an animal or insect. Reincarnation simply implies that at the point of rebirth one would be promoted or demoted […]


In Native American Indian culture, the general approach to existence is that of being balanced and at one with nature – something which many seem to suddenly be aspiring to. Animals and their associated totemic spirits have a major part to play and form a central part of their belief structures. The Indigenous American people […]