Buddhism. the process of coming into existence as a differentiated, mortal creature. Compare nirvana ( def 1 ).
Hinduism. the endless series of births, deaths, and rebirths to which all beings are subject. Compare nirvana ( def 2 ).

1885–90; < Sanskrit samsāra literally, running together Unabridged
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samsara (səmˈsɑːrə)
1.  Hinduism the endless cycle of birth, death, and rebirth
2.  Buddhism the transmigration or rebirth of a person
[Sanskrit, literally: a passing through, from sam altogether + sarati it runs]

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Thus, the duality between nirvana and samsara is only accurate on the conventional level.
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