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antara-bhāva


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(Skt., ‘intermediate state’).

The period, according to Hindus, which intervenes between death and rebirth. The term was taken into Buddhism, although there is no soul (ātman) being reborn. In Japanese, the intermediate state is chūu or chūin.

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Subjects: Buddhism.


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