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Re: QUERY> Bardo in Taiwan?

Hi Carl. The bardo is not a Taiwanese nor Tibetan invention. There is elaborate debate about the concept (Skt. antarābhava) at least back to the 2nd century BCE Kathāvatthu. There is a good link about it from UVA with references here: https://collab.its.virginia.edu/wiki/renaissanceold/Concept%20Encyclopedia%20Analysis%20-%20The%20Bardo.html.

Regards, Jed

New Editor for Journal of Buddhist Ethics

The Journal of Buddhist Ethics is pleased to announce that on January 1, 2019, Prof. Victor Forte will become the General Editor of the JBE. Daniel Cozort, who has served in that capacity for the past twelve and a half years, will continue to handle some technical tasks for awhile but will not do editing work. The rest of the JBE editorial staff and board will remain in place for the time being.