Becoming manifest into a new, separate entity starting the potential of a new cycle.
THE LEVEL OF ORDINARY
This link encompasses the whole life, not just the birth event.
Birth is a symbol that can stand for an actual birth but also for
a beginning of an idea, the arising of a thought or a mood.
THE LEVEL OF DEEPER UNDERSTANDING
Birth inevitably leads to death. Every moment of life is
a moment towards death. The life between
birth and death
brings opportunity to positively influence the karmic process.
THE LEVEL OF ULTIMATE WISDOM
Beings are the owners of their deeds, heirs to their deeds, their
deeds are the womb from which they sprang,
they are bound up
with their deeds and through their deeds alone they can change. Buddha