The Indians were persuaded of it, as their metempsychosis proves.
He seems to have a leaning for metempsychosis and the doctrines of Pythagoras.
From this we may safely infer that they believed in metempsychosis.
The doctrine of metempsychosis is not found here, except perhaps in germ.
Always Africa is giving us something new or some metempsychosis of a world-old thing.
There is a dash of metempsychosis in it—and it is the strength of the piece.
It is probably from this that the widely-spread doctrine of metempsychosis was derived.
They are, in fact, cases rather of metempsychosis than of metamorphosis.
His belief in metempsychosis meant that the Catharan was a vegetarian.
He is the patron-god of Tibet and the controller of metempsychosis.
1580s, "passing of the soul at death into another body," from Late Latin metempsychosis, from Greek metempsychosis, from meta "change" (see meta-) + empsykhoun "to put a soul into," from en "in" + psyche "soul" (see psyche). Pythagorean word for transmigration of souls at death. Related: Metempsychose (v.), 1590s.