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Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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Postby gendun » Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:23 pm

According to Vajrayana Bardo teachings of course this very existence is also a Bardo. One of six such.
Gendun P. Brownlow.
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Postby gendun » Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:34 pm

Among current Buddhist schools the Vajrayana may be unique in actually formally practising transferring the stream of consciousness between the Bardos. Unless anyone knows differently.
In other words consciously modifying the nimittas.
Gendun P. Brownlow.
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Postby Nyana » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:22 pm

Although anecdotal reports of NDEs neither prove nor disprove the existence of a postmortem intermediate state (antarabhāva), they do indicate the possibility of such an event as well as the role of kamma and conditioning in the content and interpretation of such experiences. For example, see .

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