The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

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Rider, 1992 - Buddhism - 425 pages
In this book, a renowned Buddhist teacher focuses on how to understand the meaning of life, accept death, and how to help the dying, and the dead from a Buddhist perspective. He also presents a complete introduction to the practice of meditation and compassion, karma and rebirth, and to the trials and rewards of the spiritual path. This book was written to inspire readers to begin the journey to enlightenment, and become 'servants of peace' to others.

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User Review  - Annmarie_Banks - LibraryThing

Beautifully presented and easily accessible. The early translations were done by Christians who had no idea of the cultural connotations of the words being translated. That is why the Tibetan book of ... Read full review

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User Review  - justicefortibet - LibraryThing

A contemporary rendering of centuries of Tibetan Buddhist wisdom, explained to the Western mind. A restatement of "The Tibetan Book of The Dead", it brings the life path to its inevitable end. Sogyal Rinpoche helps to bridge the gap between the ancient Buddhist tradition and the Western World Read full review

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