The Tibetan Book of the Dead by Chogyam Trungpa
The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Bardo (Shambhala Classics)

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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 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.

 

About Chogyam Trungpa

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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.
 
Published January 1, 1975 by SHAMBHALA PUBLICATIONS INC.,U.S.. 152 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, Self Help, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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In 1975, Shambhala published The Tibetan Book of the Dead, whose actual name is less catchy: The Great Liberation through Hearing during the Immediate State.

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