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The Tibetan Book of the Dead (English Title)

The Great Liberation by Hearing in the Intermediate States (Tibetan Title)

The Tibetan Book of the Dead (English Title)
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Penguin Putnam
One of the greatest works created by any culture and overwhelmingly the most significant of all Tibetan Buddhist texts in the West, The Tibetan Book of the Dead has had a number of distinguished translations, but none encompassed the work in its entirety. Now, in one of the year's most important publishing events, the entire text has not only been made available in English but in a translation of quite remarkable clarity and beauty.

With an introductory commentary by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, who calls this translation "an extraordinary accomplishment undertaken with great care over many years" this complete edition faithfully presents the insights and intentions of the original work. It includes one of the most detailed and compelling descriptions of the after-death state in world literature, exquisitely written practices that can transform our experience of daily life, guidance on helping those who are dying, and an inspirational perspective on coping with bereavement. Translated with the close support of leading contemporary masters, including HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and learned scholars such as Khamtrul Rinpoche and Zenkar Rinpoche, His Holiness the Dalai Lama says, "I hope that the profound insights contained in this work will be a source of inspiration and support to many interested people around the world."



Baker & Taylor
An unabridged translation of the essential Buddhist text, introduced by the Dalai Lama and translated with the support of leading contemporary Buddhist masters, seeks to preserve the insights and intentions of the original work. 25,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
Overwhelmingly the most significant of all Tibetan Buddhist texts in the West, The Tibetan Book of the Dead has had a number of distinguished partial translations. Now, with this first full translation, carried out with the most thorough scholarship and also with a new clarity and elegance, the complete work has finally been made available in English.
With an introduction by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, who calls this translation "an extraordinary accomplishment undertaken with great care over many years," this complete edition faithfully presents the insights and intentions of the original work. It includes one of the most detailed and compelling descriptions of the after-death state in world literature, exquisitely written practices that can transform our experience of daily life, guidance on helping those who are dying, and an inspirational perspective on coping with bereavement. Translated with the close support of leading contemporary Buddhist masters, including HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and learned scholars such as Khamtrul Rinpoche and Zenkar Rinpoche.

Baker
& Taylor

Presents the first full translation of this Buddhist text, which offers Buddhist insights into enlightened living and life after death.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2006
ISBN: 9780670858866
0670858862
Branch Call Number: 294.3423 K
Characteristics: xlix, 535 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho 1935-
Thupten Jinpa
Coleman, Graham
Gyurme Dorje
Padma Sambhava approximately 717-approximately 762

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