The Tibetan Book of the Dead
(8th-14th centuries)

Image of The Bardo

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Bardo Thodol
  • Known as: The Tibetan Book of the Dead
  • Dates: 8th to 14th centuries; attributed to Padmasambhava (8th-century) and Karma Lingpa (1326–1386)
  • Place: Tibet
  • Language: Tibetan
  • What it is: A guide through the realms of consciousness encountered after death, the much-misunderstood "Bardo," the interval between death and the next rebirth.
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GC

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