The Tibetan Book of the Dead: First Complete Translation
|Author:||Graham Coleman; Gyurme Dorje (Translator); Dalai Lama XIV (Introduction by); Thupten Jinpa|
Offers the wisdom of the Tibetan ancients to a jaded modern world Sunday Telegraph One of the great scripts of civilization ... a voyage inside the profound imagination of a people Time Out I can't imagine anybody aware of his or her own temporal humanity not wanting to find out what this book says ... this version is by far the most complete and comprehensive to date Independent on Sunday Magnificent ... beautiful verse meditations Guardian This is an event. A new and comprehensive translation of one of the seminal works of Tibetan Buddhism Richard Gere One of the great treasures of wisdom in the spiritual heritage of humanity The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
Gyurme Dorje is a leading scholar of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism from which the Tibetan Book of the Dead literature derives. Thupten Jinpa is the senior translator to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and President of the Institute of Tibetan Classics. Graham Coleman is President of the Orient Foundation (UK), a major Tibetan cultural conservancy organisation, and writer/director of the acclaimed feature documentary Tibet: A Buddhist Trilogy.