- (in Lamaism) the state of the soul between death and rebirth.
Origin of bardo
First recorded in 1625–30, bardo is from the Tibetan word bár-do , “between two” (i.e., a transition, intermediate state)
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Still Bardo was silent, and his silence was never again broken.
Bardo shook his head, and smiled with a bitter sort of pity.
“True, child,” said Bardo, touched on a chord that was sure to respond.
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- (in Tibetan Buddhism) the state of the soul between its death and its rebirth
Tibetan bardo between two
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