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Bardo


Subject Religion

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631181392.1995.x


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[ xxxv ] The B uddhist doctrine of bardo refers to the intermediate state between death and rebirth. Although the doctrine is mentioned in A bhidhamma and T antra (2), its most famous expression has been in the N yingma texts known collectively as Liberation through Hearing in the Bardo , which teach that liberation is attained by recognizing the peaceful and wrathful deities encountered in the bardo as manifestations of the luminosity and emptiness of one's own mind. [7; 11] ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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