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antarakalpa (T. bar bskal, བར་བསྐལ་), or intermediate eon, is an intermediary period of time between the beginning and end of a "great eon" (mahākalpa).
In the Sanskrit tradition, antarakalpa can refer to:
- one of the four main divisions of a mahākalpa (the eons of formation, duration, destruction, and voidness)
- the twenty periods of time that compose each of these four main divisions
See also: kalpa
- Buswell, Robert E.; Lopez, Donald S. (2014), The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, Princeton University
- Jigme Lingpa (2001), Treasury of Precious Qualities, translated by Padmakara Translation Group, Shambhala
- Patrul Rinpoche, The Words of My Perfect Teacher (Boston: Shambhala, Revised edition, 1998), pages 25-26.