In the Summer 1997 issue of Tricycle, we featured a debate on the topic of reincarnation in Buddhism. The participants were Stephen Batchelor, author of Buddhism Without Beliefs, and Robert Thurman, author of Inner Revolution. This debate has continued to attract attention from both sides of the argument since its publication. We’ve excerpted a section of it as a Discussion topic on the Tricycle Community, where you can weigh in and take a side. You can also find the complete debate here.
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