Rinpoche begins these teachings with instructions on preparing for death by practicing dharma during the bardo of this life. He goes on to provide profound instruction on the approach of death, spiritual care for those who are dying, the characteristics of dissolution, practice at the time of death, and Powa practice. He gives instructions on the short Shitro practice and teaches extensively about the intervals or bardos of Dharmata and Becoming.
Includes the public talk about Boddhicitta, the Four Immeasurables, and Karma, plus two short documentaries on the new Vajra Vidya Retreat Center in Crestone, Colorado.
Intermediate States of Mind; Birth, Life Death & After-Death, Thrangu Rinpoche, Vajra Echoes, 17 hrs. , 5 DVD, $130.00
Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche is a renowned Tibetan Buddhist master known for his deep compassion and the clarity of his teachings. He was selected by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to serve as the principal tutor to His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Oryen Trinley Dorje.
Thrangu Rinpoche is a full holder and teacher of the Kagyu Vajrayana lineages. He founded the Namo Buddha retreat center in Nepal, has established two shedras (monastic universities) in Nepal and India, and serves as Abbot of Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia. He also built Tara Abbey, where nuns receive a full dharma education qualifying them to become khenpos or teachers. Thrangu Rinpoche teaches entensively throughout Asia, Europe and the United States. He has centers in Maine and California, and is building the Vajra Vidya Retreat Center in Crestone, Colorado.