In Hinduism, the ages of the universe are represented as four yugas, at the completion of this the universe is destroyed and recreated all over again.
According to the Hindu calendar, we are in the 7th cycle, which means each of us has been here 6 times before and this is the 7th time.
This is what is explained by the Architect to Neo at the end of Matrix Reloaded.
There are certain striking similarities between the Hindu god Brahma
and his consort Saraisvati
, and the Jewish Abraham
, that are more than mere coincidences.
In his History of the Jews, the Jewish scholar and theologian Flavius Josephus (37 - 100 A.D.), wrote that the Greek philosopher Aristotle had said: "...These Jews are derived from the Indian philosophers; they are named by the Indians Calani." (Book I:22.)