There is the common belief that reincarnation is a “good thing” and, a more common but hugely mistaken belief that Hellenic religion (ancient Greek religion) supports that “afterlife” belief. Both cases are not right in a sense. First, the Hellenic religion, taken for example the city-state mystical practice of
We know the Orphic myth of Zagreus. Zagreus was identified later as an epithet of a “father” god, Zeus and / or Dionysus, however, in the primary concept of this Orphic myth, Zagreus, was a child slaughtered and consumed raw by the Tirans. Zeus punished Titans by razed them with a thunderbolt. Prometheus mixed the Titans’ ashes wit clay from which the humankind was produced. This denotes the following: the human kind has divine (the parts of the dead Zagreus) and half condemned by gilt, the “Titanic”. The human kind was, therefore, condemned for continues mortal existence through a cycle of rebirths (the reincarnation).