The belief in the transmigration of souls explains the vegetarian diet of the Buddhist.
Like the Buddhists, the Hindus believe in the transmigration of souls.
The whole period of transmigration is (they say) three thousand years.
He believed in the transmigration of souls, and the indestructibility of matter.
It has, hence, been argued that Pythagoras could not have held the doctrine of "transmigration."
She would seem here to allude to the doctrine of the transmigration of souls.
Waitz says they believed in the transmigration of human souls into the bodies of animals.
We do not believe in transmigration in the individual at all, but in the transmigration of classes.
It is not that she has been a hypocrite, it is that she is a transmigration.
This transfer, or transmigration, was a new and most amazing procedure.
c.1300, from Late Latin transmigrationem (nominative transmigratio) "change of country," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin transmigrare "to wander, to migrate," from trans- "over" (see trans-) + migrare "to migrate" (see migration). Originally literal, in reference to the removal of the Jews into the Babylonian captivity; general sense of "passage from one place to another" is attested from late 14c.; sense of "passage of the soul after death into another body" first recorded 1590s.
transmigration trans·mi·gra·tion (trāns'mī-grā'shən, trānz'-)
Movement from one site to another, which may entail the crossing of some usually limiting membrane or barrier, as in diapedesis.