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Tibetan Book of the Dead: First Complete Translation

Penguin Random House

One of the greates works created by any culture and overwhelmingly the most significant of all Tibetan Buddhist texts available to the West, The Tibetan Book of the Dead has had a number of distinguished translations, but none encompassed the work in its entirety. Now the entire text has not only been made available in English but in a translation of remarkable clarity and beauty.

With introductory commentary by His Holiness The Dalai Lama and translated with the close support of leading contemporary masters, including His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and learned scholars such as Khamtrul Rinpoch and Zenkar Rinpoche, 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, practices that can transform our experience of daily life, guidance on helping those who are dying, and an inspirational perspective on coping with bereavement. 

Edited By Graham Coleman with Thupten Jinpa

Translated by Gyurme Dorje

Introductory commentary by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Classics; Deluxe edition (January 30, 2007)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 535 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0143104942
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143104940
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 18 years and up
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.42 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.4 x 5.7 x 1.6 inches


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