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 translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living. The insightful commentary by Chogyam Trungpa, written in clear, concise language, explains what the text teaches us about human psychology. This edition of The Tibetan Book of the Dead will be of interest to people concerned with death and dying, as well as those who seek greater spiritual understanding in everyday life.
The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Translated with Commentary by Francesca Fremantle and Chogyam Trungpa, Shambhala Publications, 119 pages, $16.95