devachan

noun

de·​va·​chan
dāˈvächən
plural -s
theosophy
: a state intermediate between two earth lives into which the ego enters after leaving kamarupa
devachanic
¦dāvə¦chänik
adjective

Word History

Etymology

perhaps irregular from Sanskrit devāc directed toward the gods, from deva

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“Devachan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devachan. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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