By Tulku Thondup
Buddhism teaches that loss of life could be a springboard to enlightenment—yet for all however the such a lot complex meditators, it is going to be the gateway to numerous destiny lives of anguish in samsara. Tulku Thondup wrote this consultant to aid us heal our worry and confusion approximately demise and develop our perform in anticipation of this transition, and to assist us notice the enlightened target of final peace and joy—not just for dying and rebirth, yet for this very lifetime. In uncomplicated language, he distills an enormous diversity of resources, together with scriptures, vintage commentaries, oral teachings, and firsthand debts. The e-book includes:
-> an summary of the loss of life procedure, the after-death bardo states, and teachings on why, the place, and the way we take rebirth
-> debts by way of Tibetan "near-death experiencers" (delogs), who back from demise with notable experiences in their visions
-> how one can teach our minds in the course of lifestyles, in order that at demise, the entire phenomena sooner than us will come up as an international of peace, pleasure, and enlightenment
-> uncomplicated meditations, prayers, and rituals to profit the lifeless and dying
-> suggestion for caregivers, helpers, and survivors of the loss of life
This variation contains an audio software delivering guided directions via the writer on the best way to visualize Amitabha Buddha within the natural Realm; how one can obtain his benefits; the way to visualize reworking your physique into mild and sound on the time of dying; tips on how to percentage the advantages with compassion for all sentient beings; and the way to relaxation in oneness. through changing into intimate with this tradition whereas we are alive, we will alleviate our worry of loss of life, increase our appreciation of this existence, and get ready for loss of life in a truly useful manner, whereas planting the seeds for rebirth within the natural Land.