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The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardo (Shambhala Library)
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In this classic scripture of Tibetan Buddhism—traditionally read aloud to the dying to help them attain liberation—death and rebirth are seen as a process that provides an opportunity to recognize the true nature of mind. This unabridged translation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living. The insightful commentary by Chögyam Trungpa, written in clear, concise language, explains what the text teaches us about human psychology. This book will be of interest to people concerned with death and dying, as well as those who seek greater spiritual understanding in everyday life.
One of the classics of sacred world literature, in a Shambhala Library edition.
One of the classics of sacred world literature, "The Tibetan Book of the Dead" is traditionally read aloud to the dying. This translation emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living, and includes commentary by the Tibetan meditation master, Chogyam Trungpa.
Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987)—meditation master, teacher, and artist—founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, the first Buddhist-inspired university in North America; the Shambhala Training program; and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books including Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, and The Myth of Freedom.
Shows that these ancient teachings are penetrating and relevant, not only for understanding death, but as a guide to life. Illustrated.
About the Author
Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987) was a meditation master, teacher, and artist who founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books.
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