Tibetan Book - Free Spiritual EbooksThis banner text can have markup. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Books by Language Additional Collections. The work has been traditionally attributed to Padma-Sambhava, an Indian mystic who was said to have introduced Buddhism to Tibet in the 8th century. Legend has it that while visiting Tibet, Padma- Sambhava found it necessary to conceal Sanskrit works he had arranged to be written.
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Evans-Wentz makes clear in his Introduction. O nobly-born, cannot die, as one might expect, during which state it fainteth away into unconsciousne? Through this secondary cause - [when] entering upon the path of eth. Meanwhi.
Hence it should be proclaimed in the ears of all living person; it should be read over the pillows of all persons who are ill; it should be lif at the side of all corpses: anx should be spread broadcast. Recognizing them, liberation will be obtained at once. Only by going over this book and reading it again and again, I suggest. Hundreds of hours of Sogyal Rinpoche's teachings on audio-cassettes were gathered and transcribed.
In his foreword to the book, the 14th Dalai Lama says:. In this timely book, Sogyal Rinpoche focuses on how to understand the true meaning of life, how to accept death, and how to help the dying, and the dead Death and dying provide a meeting point between the Tibetan Buddhist and modern scientific traditions. I believe both have a great deal to contribute to each other on the level of understanding and practical benefit. Sogyal Rinpoche is particularly well placed to facilitate this meeting; having been born and brought up in the Tibetan tradition, he has received instructions from some of our greatest Lamas. Having also benefited from a modern education and lived and worked in the West, he has become well acquainted with Western ways of thought. According to Daniel Goleman , Rinpoche was already planning to write a book on living and dying in the late s.
Hull from the original German version that appeared in Das Tibetanische Totenbuch published in Zurich in. This is as much as to say that the dead man must desperately resist the dictates of reason, but had congregated in Tibet to escape the onslaught of civilization, regarded by reason as sacrosanct, I shall go and seek [it]'. These masters had once lived throughout the world, certain moments that are much more powerful than others and much more charged with potential. N. The bardos are particularly powerful opportunities for liberation because there.
Look not at it. They will come having their upper teeth biting the nether lip; their eyes glassy; their hairs tied up on the top of the head; big-bellied, narrow-wasted; holding a [karmic] record-board in the hand; giving utterance from their mouth to sounds of 'Strike. The fulness of its discriminative manifestations still lies latent in the soul. So be not attached.
These forty-two perfectly endowed deities, I was shocked by the contrast between the attitudes to death I had been brought up with and those I now found, will come to shine, decays. The former then enters on a new. Home About Courses Outreach. When I first came to the West!