The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Awakening Upon Dying

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Awakening Upon Dying


The Tibetan e-book of the useless: Awakening Upon Dying, with introductory remark by way of Dzogchen Buddhist grasp Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, is a brand new translation of the traditional textual content sometimes called The nice Liberation via listening to within the Intermediate State. either a realistic consultant and exciting historic, cultural, and non secular record, this re-creation comprises fresh discoveries that experience allowed for a greater translation of formerly ambiguous passages.
 
Revealing a suite of directions designed to facilitate the internal liberation of the lifeless or demise individual, the e-book presents a consultant to navigating the bardo--the period among dying and rebirth. initially composed through Padmasambhava, a major Indian grasp of the 8th century, the Tibetan booklet of the Dead used to be hid in Tibet till it was once found within the fourteenth century by way of Karma Lingpa, a recognized Tibetan tertön (discoverer of historic texts). Describing intimately the features and wonderful visions of every degree past demise, the ebook contains invocations to be learn aloud to the death individual, to aid his or her profitable trip towards the degree of liberation.
 
Chögyal Namkhai Norbu's creation clarifies the texts from the Dzogchen standpoint and gives a scholarly precis of the traditional fabric according to his oral teachings and written works. additionally, fabric from numerous of Namkhai Norbu's more moderen written works and oral academics were extra, together with an essay at the 4 intermediate states after dying entitled Birth, existence, and Death. A full-color 16-page insert of conventional Tibetan paintings highlights Tibet's particular aesthetic wisdom. 

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