Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss

Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss

The Essential Tibetan Book of the Dead

Introduction by:
Introduction by: Dalai Lama

Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101152430
  • 224 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult


A distillation of the acclaimed English translation of a revered Tibetan classic

The Tibetan Book of the Dead is the most significant of all Tibetan Buddhist writings in the West and one of the most inspirational and compelling texts in world literature.

In Meditations on Living, Dying and Loss, Graham Coleman, the editor of Viking?s acclaimed unabridged translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead, collects the most beautifully written passages, ones that draw out the central perspectives most relevant to modern experience: What is death? How can we help those who are dying? And how can we come to terms with bereavement? New to this edition are Coleman?s introduction and his brilliant and incisive essays, which preface each chapter and provide the seeker entrée to these ancient insights. With introductory commentary by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a highly praised translation by Gyurme Dorje, this succinct but authoritative volume will convey the profundity of the original to those hungry for a better understanding of this life and the next.
Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss

Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss

Introduction by: Graham Coleman, Introduction by: Dalai Lama, Editor: Graham Coleman, Editor: Thupten Jinpa, Translator: Gyurme Dorje

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