not sure about this but according to http://online.sfsu.edu/~rone/Buddhism/footsteps.htm, ‘Buddhists do not believe that death is the end of life. When one dies, one’s consciousness leaves and enters one of the six paths of rebirth.’
3 okay in happy heaven
- gods–why are gods on this wheel–aren’t they enlightened?
- asuras ‘are beings who have many good things in life, but still like to fight. They appear in the heavens or on earth as people or animals.’
3 uh-oh in unbearable hell
- animals–what did they do?
- hungry ghosts