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Looking Forward to a Bug's Life

  • Aired: 05/17/2011
  • 02:24
  • Rating: TV-PG
The teachings of Buddhism center around the concept of reincarnation: the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth, which was heavily tied to the Shinto confidence in nature's seasons, and into Shinto's animistic beliefs, in the possibility of being reborn as any living creature, including insects.
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Shinto and Buddhist teachings encourage harmony and respect towards all living things.
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