Reincarnation is common concept in lot of spiritual beliefs and religions. The reincarnation theory says that when someone dies, some part of it lives and goes to another organism or person. There are different faiths having different approaches to the concept of reincarnation and there are also different faiths and myths about reincarnation all over the world. For instance, western religions don’t accept this concept and reject it mostly but there are some parts in Bible which support the idea of reincarnation.
The eastern religions like Sikhism, Hinduism, and Buddhism are famous for their theories of reincarnation. In these beliefs, people say that the actions of people in their current lives have influence in their next reincarnations. People who are good to others are likely to have good benefits in future reincarnations and people who are bad to others or have lot of vices are likely to be organisms or animals in their next birth. It is like a punishment for their bad deeds.
Lot of followers of pagan and other such beliefs say that they support the concept of reincarnation. Some people also claim to have knowledge about what they were in their past lives and say that they returned to Earth again to learn some lessons or to contribute to welfare of the overall society. There are people who claim to remember what they were in their past lives and claim to be famous personalities like Cleopatra which is sometimes hard to believe for others.
Reincarnation idea is also endorsed by tribal cultures and they usually claim to be animals or plants in their previous birth. These cultures say that their ancestors lived on body of particular animal or plant and hence the organisms are now sacred. They also say that the uprooting of such plants should be avoided lest the ancestors would get upset.
There are plenty of different myths of reincarnation all over the world and many of them are hard to believe. On the other hand, people who are interested in occult science study about these different theories for their interest. People also believe that some part of them will continue to live even after their bodies die. People also welcome the fact that their loved ones continue to exist even after the mortal body dies.