What does the word transmigration mean?

Usage examples for transmigration

  1. The Pythagorean philosophy of transmigration of the soul, and relation of various transformations. – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  2. Considering how fixed is the belief in immortality among Europeans, or at least the desire for it, the rarity of a belief in pre- existence or transmigration is remarkable. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  3. The transmigration of souls, and rewards and punishments in a life after this, are doctrines of Buddhism. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold