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bardo

[ bahr-doh ]
/ ˈbɑr doʊ /
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noun, plural bar·dos.(often initial capital letter)

(in Lamaism) the state of the soul between death and rebirth.

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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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bardo
/ (ˈbɑːdəʊ) /

noun (often capital)

(in Tibetan Buddhism) the state of the soul between its death and its rebirth

Word Origin for bardo

Tibetan bardo between two
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