BARDO : You
are laying the foundation for a new life, which will be a totally different life.
It will be your last life,because anyone who is dying consciously, who uses the
gap to have a taste of absolute purity, enters into the womb alert,
is born alert. His enlightenment is guaranteed by nature; he has the seed, the
Explanation | People
in Tibet do an experiment called Bardo.
It is a very valuable experiment, carried
out only at the time of death. When someone is about to die, people who know gather
around him and make him do the Bardo. But only the person who has meditated in
his life can be made to go through Bardo- not otherwise. In the experiment of
Bardo, as soon as the person dies, instructions are given from the outside that
he should remain fully awake. He is told to keep watching whatever follows next,
because in that state, many times things happen which the dying person can never
understand. New phenomena are not so easy to follow right away.
is told to keep watching whatever follows next, because in that state, many times
things happen which the dying person can never understand. New phenomena are not
so easy to follow right away
a person can stay conscious after death, for a while he will not know that he
is dead. When people carry his dead body and start brning it at the cremation
ground,only then will he come to know for certain that he is dead- because nothing
actually dies inside, just a distance is created. In life, this distance
has never been experienced before. The experience is so novel it cannot be grasped
through conventional definition.
The person merely feels that something has separated. But something has died,
and that he only understands when people all around him start weeping and
crying, falling over his body in grief, getting ready to carry the body away for