One of the 25 most influential people in America according toTime magazine, and "the leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism" (The New York Times), Robert Thurman illuminates the Tibetan Book of the Dead with up-to-date insights for modern audiences. For centuries, this text has been read aloud to the dying, who Buddhist masters say are capable of hearing up to three days after clinical death,...
Listening Length: 5 hours and 9 minutes
Program Type: Audiobook
Publisher: Sounds True
Audible.com Release Date: October 13, 2005
Language: English, English
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I love this amazing teaching from Bob Thurman. Professor Thurman is a former monk, founder, of Tibet House, author, scholar and teacher. He holds the first endowed chair of Indo-European studies as Columbia University. However, if you are looking...
through the tumultuous and often terrifying process of dissolution. Now, inLiberation Upon Hearing in the Between, Professor Robert Thurman demystifies this esoteric teaching and reveals the Tibetan view of dying: it is not an ending to be feared, but a wondrous and liberating culmination of our life's journey, potentially opening into glorious new beginnings. Entering the bardo, the in-between state in which one reality dissolves and the next has not yet formed, we need not become prey to our fears and hopes. Instead, we can relax into our natural clarity and stabilize the journey. And this treasured teaching is for much more than just changing our understanding of death. Whether we have lost a dear relationship, awoken from a dream, or face the loss of our bodied life, simply hearing these teachings steadies our minds and hearts so that the journey from one state to the next changes from a tragic voyage into a clear adventure through the brilliant sky of great liberation.