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Buddha explained 5 Rebirth Destinations!



The Blessed Buddha once explained:
Sariputta, there are these five destinations. What are the five?
Hell, the animal realm, the realm of ghosts, human beings, and gods...
I fully understand hell, the animal, ghost, human, and the divine realm,
and the various paths and ways leading to these realms of existence...
I also understand, know and directly see how any one who has entered
a path to hell, on the breakup of the body, right at death, will reappear
in a state of deprivation, in a painful destination, in purgatory, in hell...
Similarly do I understand, know and see directly how any one, who has
entered such path on the breakup of the body, right after death, will
reappear as an animal, a ghost, a human or a divine being...
I understand Nibbāna, the path and very way leading to this Nibbāna...
And I also understand & see directly how one who has entered this path
realising it himself by direct experience, will right there and then enter
and dwell in that release of mind & that release by understanding, which
is fermentation-free after the elimination of the mental fermentations!

Source (edited extract:
The Middle Length Sayings of the Buddha. Majjhima Nikāya. MN 12.
i 73-4:The great lions roar:
Book:
https://store.pariyatti.org/Middle-Length-Discourses-of-the-Buddha_p_1543.html
Text: https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/mn.012.ntbb.html



Comments: Ancient Manual on these 5 destinations:

Pañcagatidīpanī. Translated by Ann Appleby Hazlewood.
In Journal of the Pāli Text Society. Vol. XI 1987:
https://store.pariyatti.org/Journal-Pali-Text-Society-Vol-11_p_2026.html

 

 

Comment:
Seeing beings die and reappear is an ability of the Divine Eye, which is
an ability connected with gaining suprahuman force & with Awakening:

https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/The_Divine_Eye.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Suprahuman_Force_V.htm

https://What-Buddha-Said.net/library/DPPN/wtb/b_f/dibba_cakkhu.htm

 



Reincarnation Research
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luoDNRbsl4E
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/V/Reincarnation_Research.htm

 

Please enjoy study here for details on Rebirth:
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Rare_Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Divine_Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Animal_Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Endless_Round.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Samsaric_Dread.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/The_Minor_Hells.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/One_BIG_Family.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/The_Hell_Destiny.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Five_Destinations.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/The_5_Destinations.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Kamma_and_Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/The_Samsaric_Round.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Mad_Demon_Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Human_Being_Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Hungry_Ghost_Rebirth.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/What_passes_on_by_Rebirth-Linking.htm

 

 

On The Thirty-one Planes of Existence:
https://what-buddha-said.net/library/ati_website/html/ptf/dhamma/sagga/loka.html


Documentary on Near-Death Experiences (NDE):
Light, Love and Life after Life...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCo46sapPBc

 

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