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The Tibetan book of the dead [electronic resource].

Karma-glin-pa, (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781789501353 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1789501350 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Arcturus Digital Limited, 2018.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Summary, etc.:
Said to have its origins in the 'treasure texts' that were supposedly hidden away by Padmasambhava, the Lotus Guru, in Tibet in the 8th century, The Tibetan Book of the Dead was traditionally read aloud to the dying or recently deceased as a guide to the afterlife. It explains how to recognize the true nature of the mind so that after death it will be possible to attain enlightenment and liberation from the suffering associated with the endless cycle of death and rebirth. For many, reading The Tibetan Book of the Dead has been a revelatory experience on the path to finding a sense of spirituality and self-knowledge.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Intermediate state > Buddhism > Early works to 1800.
Buddhist funeral rites and ceremonies > China > Tibet Autonomous Region.
Death > Religious aspects > Buddhism > Early works to 1800.
Buddhism > China > Tibet Autonomous Region > Doctrines > Early works to 1800.
Electronic books.

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