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bardo

[bahr-doh] /ˈbɑr doʊ/
noun, plural bardos. (often initial capital letter)
1.
(in Lamaism) the state of the soul between death and rebirth.
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bardo

/ˈbɑːdəʊ/
noun (often capital)
1.
(in Tibetan Buddhism) the state of the soul between its death and its rebirth
Word Origin
Tibetan bardo between two
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Contemporary definitions for bardo
noun

in Tibetan Buddhism, the state between death and rebirth which varies between 7-49 days depending on the person's conduct in the previous life and their age at and manner of death

Word Origin

Tibetan 'between the two, inbetween state'

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