Tibetan Buddhist masters between two lives: a closer look at the genre of bar do’i rnam thar using the example of the Seventh Karma pa, Chos grags rgya mtsho (1454–1506)

Dominik Dell

Abstrakt
This paper sets out to provide an overview of the little-researched genre of bar do’i rnam thar – an account of the experience of the intermediate state between two incarnations by Tibetan Buddhist masters. Representatives of this genre are identified, and the state of research and translation is summarised. This paper contributes to this field of research by providing an annotated translation, analysis, and critical edition of the so-far untranslated bar do’i rnam thar of the Seventh Karma pa from the mKhas pa’i dga’ ston.
Słowa kluczowe: Chos grags rgya mtsho, Karmapa VII, bar do’i rnam thar, mkhas pa’i dga’ ston, Liberation Story of the In-Between State
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