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« Reply #6: September 18, 2007, 06:09:52 pm »

Is a part of your soul and your personality archived away in the Summerland, for your descendants to contact and seek guidance/protection of?
Are you fully reincarnated, and when the living try to contact the dead - are they summoning something else? A thoughtform? a spirit of some kind?
Is past life regression work worthwhile?

Just curious what everyone thinks about this.

Hey, that theory explains perfectly all the Cleopatras out there!    Her life was big enough and well-enough recorded that anyone searching for past life memories would recognize ones that originated with her and have a name all handy to hang on them.  Same with the Napoleons and Rasputins, Catherines, etc.
Maybe they're not all just deluding themselves and seeking importance. (well, maybe they are, but there could be some real memory-bits floating around inside them too.)
It's not my view of reincarnation, (I'm in the soul-recycling camp) but it's a really interesting idea.
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I also don't do past life regression; while I do believe in reincarnation, I don't believe in one-to-one soul recycling or some such. My thoughts are a little bit different. The basic concept (for me) is like taking an infinitely large pitcher of water; each life is a single poured glass. In death, the water is returned to the pitcher, and a new life is poured. Can you ever get exactly the same glass of water? The memories that one retrieves, imo, during past life regression are their memories because they are in fact remembering them, but the person remembering is not the same soul that lived them, and the same memories -or memories from that same life- may be shared with many other souls.


I do contact my ancestors, or rather they contact me, so I know there is some sort of afterlife.

As for reincarnation, well, my beliefs get pretty complex but basically, it kind of goes along the not-exactly-the-same-soul idea.  I think of it as "split souls".

I think of it kind of like a tree, with the main soul as the trunk and all the branches and twigs as the souls that have split off or branched out from the main soul. Sort of like a family tree, I guess, except it is your spiritual family tree.

This means that you can exist on different planes simultaneously, and some of your souls are aware of the existence of the other souls. In other words some of the branches know the other exist, while others are unaware.

That's about the best I can explain it.


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