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Buddhist language question
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    delawang Guest


    Is there a Thai word for the intermediate state between lives?

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    The Pali word is 'Antarabhava' if that is any help.

    Theravadins deny that there is an intermediate state, saying birth occurs instantly after death. However I remember reading a artcile years ago by Peter Masefield arguing that Theravadins were the odd ones out, and it perhaps written out of the scriptures.

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