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At the Cosmic Midnight Hour: Karma and Rebirth in Rudolf Steiner and Sri Aurobindo

Do you believe in karma? How about reincarnation?

For those who say “no,” I ask you: “Is this really all there is?”

I don’t think so. I happen to believe in both karma and reincarnation. I have studied Anthroposophy, and while I don’t agree with get much of Rudolph Steiner’s writing, I do think he has it right when he talks about reincarnation.

I found a blog today which has a great description of both karma and reincarnation. For your reading pleasure, I am reblogging the post. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the subject, in the comments below.

Becca Tarnas

When one has an encounter in the world, be it a deep sense of familiarity or peace in an unknown landscape, an attraction to an area of study, or a strong desire to make a connection with a newly met individual, that experience of novelty can often be intermingled with a quality of memory. Yet, while this remembering may have no connection to one’s present life, it still has an inexplicable air of destiny; this may be no memory of the mind, but of the spirit. It is a reencountering of the result of one’s own actions, but the actions of a previous lifetime. It is a lesson learned by a former self, a fruit nourished and watered by one’s prior being, to be plucked and savored in this lifetime. It is a seed of the past, a representation of one’s karma.

The spiritual understanding of karma and reincarnation has…

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