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The Clear Light of the Buddha's Teachings Which Benefits All Beings

Shenpen Osel, Volume 2, Number 3, December 1998

Recommended Books

 The Tibetan Book of the Dead
by Francesca Fremantle, Chogyam Trungpa

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.

 The Tibetan Book of the Dead  -- First Complete Translation
by Padmasambhava (Author), Gyurme Dorje (Translator), Graham Coleman (Editor), Thupten Jinpa (Editor)
 Journey of the Mind. 
Bardo Teachings.
by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

 Living, Dreaming, Dying 
by Rob Nairn

The Tibetan Book of the Dead is one of the best-known Tibetan Buddhist texts. It is also one of the most difficult to understand. In this book Rob Nairn presents the first interpretation of this classic text using a modern Western perspective.

 Sacred Passage:
How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying
by Margaret Coberly Phd, Rn

 Transition and Liberation:
Explanations of meditation in the Bardo.
by Tenga Rinpoche

 Bardo - Interval of Possibility:
Commentary on Aspiration in the Bardo.
by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche

An Overview of Bardo Teachings:
Commentary on the Bardo.
by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

 Advice on Dying and Living a Better Life:
Advice on Dying and Living.
by HH The Dalai Lama

 Death and the Art of Dying:
Bardo Teachings.
by Bokar Rinpoche

Recommended CDs & Tapes

 Being with Dying (Audio CD) 
Joan Halifax

Contemplative Practices and Teachings