Throughout the 5000 or so Buddhist texts – the Buddha states that when enlightenment is realised, it is understood that the concept of ‘rebirth’ is
Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world. By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is a law eternal.
Although the different Buddhist schools argued over the existence or nature of the atom, the Theravada thinkers conceived of an atom comprised of ‘space’ and ‘sub-particles’ (dravya-paramanu) which is physically complex (rupa-kalapa), whilst its constituent parts exist in a state on constant flux (kalapanga).
From meditation, wisdom comes, but from wisdom, understanding arises.