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The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Bardo (Shambhala Library)

ISBN13: 9781590300596
ISBN: 1590300599
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $16.95
Publisher: Shambhala
Published Date:
Edition 2nd Edition
Pages: 224
Average Goodreads rating: 4.00/5 (51 ratings)

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.