The Tibetan Book of the Dead by Itallie, Jean-Claude Van

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ISBN 9781611806960 – SHAMBHALA – TRADE – RANDOM HOUSE US Paperback 192 pp – August 2019

FRANCESCA FREMANTLE received her doctorate from the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University. She is a scholar and translator of Sanskrit and Tibetan works and was a student of Ch gyam Trungpa for many years.

CH GYAM TRUNGPA (1939-1987)–meditation master, teacher, and artist–was the founder of Naropa University and Shambhala Training and is the author of several books, including Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism and Meditation in Action.

A classic of Tibetan Buddhism brought to life with insightful commentary by a modern master.

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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 unabridged translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living. The insightful commentary by Ch gyam 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.