There is a spirtual path that many people of the world follow. It is a path where SOUL is. On the physical plane it is known as Eckankar.
On this path ones learns that SOUL is the entity that came from GOD and was sent into the physcal world to learn how to be a positve SOUL and thus is reincarnated many times until It learns to be so.
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