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The Tibetan book of living and dying / Sogyal Rinpoche ; edited by Patrick Gaffney and Andrew Harvey.

Author/Creator:
Sogyal, Rinpoche.
Publication:
[San Francisco, Calif.] : Harper San Francisco, c1992.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 425 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Doctrines.
Religious life -- Buddhism.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Intermediate state -- Buddhism.
Buddhism -- Doctrines.
China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Summary:
A discussion of the age-old techniques on which the classic "Tibetan Book of the Dead" is based examines the possibility for healing that can be released when people begin to view death as another chapter of life.
Contents:
Foreword / Dalai Lama
Pt. 1. Living. 1. In the Mirror of Death. 2. Impermanence. 3. Reflection and Change. 4. The Nature of Mind. 5. Bringing the Mind Home. 6. Evolution, Karma, and Rebirth. 7. Bardos and Other Realities. 8. This Life: The Natural Bardo. 9. The Spiritual Path. 10. The Innermost Essence
Pt. 2. Dying. 11. Heart Advice on Helping the Dying. 12. Compassion: The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel. 13. Spiritual Help for the Dying. 14. The Practices for Dying. 15. The Process of Dying
Pt. 3. Death and Rebirth. 16. The Ground. 17. Intrinsic Radiance. 18. The Bardo of Becoming. 19. Helping after Death. 20. The Near-Death Experience: A Staircase to Heaven?
Pt. 4. Conclusion. 21. The Universal Process. 22. Servants of Peace
Appendix 1: My Teachers
Appendix 2: Questions about Death
Appendix 3: Two Stories
Appendix 4: Two Mantras.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 406-408) and index.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1992
Contributor:
Gaffney, Patrick, 1949-
Harvey, Andrew, 1952-
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0062507931
9780062507938
OCLC:
25552286