Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss

Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss : The Essential Tibetan Book of the Dead

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Selections from Penguin's authoritative first complete translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead
One of the most inspirational and compelling works in world literature, The Tibetan Book of the Dead presents a visionary exploration of both the after-death state and the inner workings of our perceptual states during life.
Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss offers selected extracts from this influential text, focusing on perspectives and insights that are the most relevant to our modern experience of life, death, and loss. Each chapter is prefaced by the editor of the acclaimed unabridged translation, Graham Coleman. Here, in his accessible and moving essays, he illuminates the text's secrets, revealing the immense creativity that deepening our insight into the relationship between living and dying can bring.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 17.78mm | 136.08g
  • English
  • Frontispiece; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0143118137
  • 9780143118138
  • 479,085

About Thupten Jinpa

Gyurme Dorje, Ph.D., is a leading scholar of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D., is the senior translator to His Holiness The Dalai Lama and president of the Institute of Tibetan Classics.
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