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bardo

(ˈbɑːdəʊ)
n (often capital)
(Buddhism) (in Tibetan Buddhism) the state of the soul between its death and its rebirth
[Tibetan bardo between two]
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It is both a response to the typically female reclining nude in the history of art and a depiction of sleep as a liminal state in which one is here and elsewhere, physically present but mentally absent.
While this liminal state evokes feelings of "sympathy, compassion and kindness" (110) in response to the vulnerability of living lives at the margins, the author demonstrates that such thinking blinds us to the power and resilience of migrant communities.
and acknowledges the poem to be a liminal state, both evolving from, and devolving back toward, nothingness.
However, the study is not blind to the implosion of this liminal state of (dis)order.
Shown at the Philadelphia Art Alliance earlier this year, Higby's collection of vessels and fragments fascinates us with a persistent liminal state that lies not only at the brim of each form, but where inner and outer worlds of consciousness collide.
One's statuses, roles, and identities are more or less stable in preliminal and postliminal stages; it is in the liminal state that one enters a strange and shifting environment, as one "pass[es] through a cultural realm that has few or none of the attributes of the past or coming state" (Turner 94).
Furthermore, in Chapter 7 of the same compilation, Aaron Katcher argues that animal interaction may serve a vital therapeutic role for children with learning and mental irregularities, especially at the liminal state status.
He referred to people in the liminal state as threshold people, "slip[ping] through the network of classifications that normally locate states and positions in cultural space" (Turner, 1969, p.
I think we went to great lengths to not impress anything upon the script, and to indulge in this notion that there was more going on, but it's just at the edge of our liminal state.
As a result, some patients occupy a liminal state in which they are alive but are dependent on technology and have little quality of life.
As a liminal state, a postdoctoral degree could offer budding scholars time to mature into academics and to complete ritualistic tasks that will solidify their change in status, ranging from the publication of their first book, the opportunity to teach senior courses, and a head start on their next major book project.
Their liminal state allows them to assimilate and modify Western approaches, growing a particularly productive opportunity to create, in order to comment upon issues of nostalgia, alienation, memory and loss.