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By Padmasambhava,Karma Lingpa,Chogyal Namkhai Norbu,Elio Guarisco,Nancy Simmons

The Tibetan ebook of the useless: Awakening Upon Dying, with introductory observation through Dzogchen Buddhist grasp Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, is a brand new translation of the traditional textual content sometimes called The nice Liberation via listening to within the Intermediate State. either a pragmatic consultant and fascinating old, cultural, and religious record, this re-creation accommodates fresh discoveries that experience allowed for a greater translation of formerly ambiguous passages.
Revealing a collection of directions designed to facilitate the interior liberation of the lifeless or death individual, the ebook presents a advisor to navigating the bardo--the period among demise and rebirth. initially composed by way of Padmasambhava, an incredible Indian grasp of the 8th century, the Tibetan e-book of the Dead was once hid in Tibet till it used to be stumbled on within the fourteenth century by means of Karma Lingpa, a well-known Tibetan tertön (discoverer of historical texts). Describing intimately the features and marvelous visions of every level past loss of life, the e-book comprises invocations to be learn aloud to the death individual, to aid his or her winning trip towards the level of liberation.
Chögyal Namkhai Norbu's advent clarifies the texts from the Dzogchen viewpoint and gives a scholarly precis of the traditional fabric in accordance with his oral teachings and written works. additionally, fabric from numerous of Namkhai Norbu's more moderen written works and oral lecturers were additional, together with an essay at the 4 intermediate states after demise entitled Birth, lifestyles, and Death. A full-color 16-page insert of conventional Tibetan artwork highlights Tibet's targeted aesthetic wisdom. 

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