The Tibetan book of the dead, as popularly known in the West : known in Tibet as The great book of natural liberation through understanding in the between

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0553370901 
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9780553370904 
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Publication Year
1993 
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Intermediate state--Buddhism--Early works to 1800.; Death--Religious aspects--Buddhism--Early works to 1800.; Buddhist funeral rites and ceremonies--Early works to 1800.; Karma-gliṅ-pa,--active 14th century.--Bar do thos grol. 
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xxii, 278 p., 8 p. of plates : 21 cm.; Foreword /Dalai Lama --Pt. 1.Preparations for the Journey.Ch. 1.Background.An Outline of Tibetan History.Tibet: A Spiritual Civilization.Tibet's Present Plight.Buddhism in Summary.Tibetan Ideas About Death.Ch. 2.The Tibetan Science of Death.What Is Death?The Six Realms.The Three Buddha Bodies.The Body-Mind Complex.Stages of Death.The Reality of Liberation.Ch. 3.The Tibetan Art of Dying.Introduction.Ordinary Preparations for Death.Extraordinary Preparations.Ch. 4.The Natural Liberation Literature.The History of the Texts.The Sections of the Book --Pt. 2.The Guidebook for the Journey: The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between.Ch. 5.The Between Prayers.The Prayer of the Three Body Mentor Yoga.The Prayer for Help from the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.The Prayer for Deliverance from the Straits of the Between.The Prayer for Refuge from the Terrors of the Between.The Root Verses of the Six Betweens.Ch. 6.The Guidebook to the Betweens.The Prayer of the Reality Between.The Mild Deity Reality Between.The Fierce Deity Reality Between.Orientation to the Existence Between --Pt. 3.Supplementary Translations.Ch. 7.The Dharma Practice, Natural Liberation of the Instincts.The Ten Branches of Accumulating Merit.Enlightening, Protecting, and Purifying.The Actual Visualization.Ch. 8.The Natural Liberation Through Naked Vision, Identifying the Intelligence.The Quintessence.The Need for This Identification.The Detailed Identification.; 
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