In Tibetan Buddhism, a Bardo means an intermediate state, or an realm of impermanence. There are six Bardos that any person is apt to encounter throughout life, they are; the Bardo of Life, the Bardo of Dreams, the Bardo of Meditation, the Bardo of Death, the Bardo of Reality and the Bardo of Rebirth. After reaching the Bardo of Death there are a further six Bardos which it would indeed be unwise to encounter, these are; the Bardo of the Gods, the Demi-Gods/Monsters, the Bardo of Man, the Animals, the Hungry Ghosts and Hell. The Bardo of the Gods is synonymous with the Upper Realms. To attain this Bardo is to belong to a class of very powerful and knowledgable beings. The Gods have very great understanding, but it is just this understanding that makes them realise how futile everything is. Nevertheless, they continue to produce incredible music and works of art, with the help of the Demi-Gods to try to awaken good judgement from within the human beings. The nature of reality in the world of the Gods is far more fluid, and more exalted then our own. But, having said this, there is no difference between the outward appearance of our world and theirs. All of the landmarks you know in this world are present in the next, because the Bardos of Samara are all fundamentally the same. However, in the realm of the Gods, these may serve different purposes. For instance, the Royal Society here in Dublin is used as a launch pad for the light ships of the Gods’, during secret initiation practices (See; secret societies). The Gods can travel to any star system or Upper Realm dimension they choose to and often this forms the basis for their incites and works of art. When particularly sensitive people see through the veils of the worlds, they may witness the Gods in flight, and when this happens we invariably refer to these sightings by the term; UFO (archane: faeries). In consequence, the UFO phenomenon does not originate from outer space, but has its origins in this world, albeit in a different dimension. This is also true of the faeries who long ago lived as Gods in our world, but gradually diminished in size and went to dwell underground; meaning they traveled interdimensionally to the Inner Realm, or Inland Empire of David Lynch. A rough breakdown of the Bardos and their various inhabits are as follows;

The Bardo of the Gods;  UFOs, Faeries and Gods
The Bardo of the demi-gods/monsters;  Celebrities, politicians, monarchies etc.
The Bardo of Man;  Mankind/Us
The Bardo of Animals;  Animal kingdom
The Bardo of the Hungry Ghosts;  disencarnate spirits, certain types of faeries and demons
The Bardo of Hell;  tormented souls

As we can see, the Bardo of the demi-gods and monsters is synonymous with the world of celebrity and politics. A consequence of this means that the world of television and media is a real world i.e. another bardo. Just as there is no clear demarcation between one moment and the next, but all moments flow seamlessly one into the other, so it is with the realms of the Bardos. It is plainly obvious that the Bardo of Man and the Bardo of Animals are interrelated; we look after animals, use them for food and as pets. Due to their proximity with the Bardo of the Hungry Ghosts, animals are generally thought to be more sensitive to this realm of ghosts and spirits than are we. The demi-gods and monsters try to help us by producing sustainable food, and through acts of charity, but they invariably fail because they are driven by the will to power and the recognition of that power. This brings about such eventualities as globalisation and war.

Diagram showing the interconnectivity of the Intermediate Realms.

As we know, there are six bardos, giving a total of five intervals. These five intervals conform (just as Kepler suggested for the six planets known at the time) with the five Platonic Solids; tetrahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron and the cube. Philip K Dick wrote that in order to get from our world to the Secret Commonwealth (the land of the faeries) you would have to seek out gateways that express the Fibonacci sequence; 1.618. Similarly, if you want to communicate with any of the realms listed above, you will need to know the identity of the Platonic Solid which circumscribes it. A full list of these correspondences are as follows;

Hell; octahedron; Hungry Ghosts; icosahedron; Animals; dodecahedron; Man; tetrahedron; demi-gods; cube; Gods.

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