Das tibetische Buch vom Leben und vom Sterben

Ein Schlüssel zum tieferen Verständnis von Leben und Tod

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Author: Sogyal Rinpoche

Publisher: O.W. Barth eBook

ISBN: 3426413523

Category: Religion

Page: 512

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Der tibetische Meditationsmeister Sogyal Rinpoche führt uns an eine Lebenspraxis heran, durch die der Tod seinen Schrecken verliert und der Alltag an Freude gewinnt. Seine zeitgemäße Auslegung der buddhistischen Lehren des berühmten »Tibetischen Totenbuchs« hat weltweit einen maßgeblichen Rang erlangt. Sie ist zu einer unentbehrlichen Hilfe in der Krankenbetreuung und Sterbebegleitung geworden. Doch jeder Mensch kann durch dieses Buch nicht nur »die Kunst zu sterben«, sondern auch die »zu leben« lernen. Beide sind nach tibetischer Auffassung nur die zwei Seiten einer Medaille.

The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying

A Spiritual Classic from One of the Foremost Interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism to the West

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Author: Sogyal Rinpoche

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448116953

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 464

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25th Anniversary Edition Over 3 Million Copies Sold 'I couldn't give this book a higher recommendation' BILLY CONNOLLY Written by the Buddhist meditation master and popular international speaker Sogyal Rinpoche, this highly acclaimed book clarifies the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It includes not only a lucid, inspiring and complete introduction to the practice of meditation, but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring them help of a spiritual kind. But there is much more besides in this classic work, which was written to inspire all who read it to begin the journey to enlightenment and so become 'servants of peace'.

Das Tibetische Totenbuch

die große Befreiung durch Hören in den Zwischenzuständen

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Author: Padmasambhava

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442337743

Category:

Page: 734

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardo

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Author: Karma-gliṅ-pa,Chogyam Trungpa,Francesca Fremantle

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1570627479

Category: Philosophy

Page: 144

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Wolf Haas' Detective Brenner series has become wildly popular around the world for a reason: They're timely, edgy stories told in a wry, quirky voice that's often hilarious, and with a protagonist it's hard not to love. In this episode, Brenner-forced out of the police force-tries to get away from detective work by taking a job as the personal chauffeur for two-year-old Helena, the daughter of a Munich construction giant and a Viennese abortion doctor. One day, while Brenner's attention is turned to picking out a chocolate bar for Helena at a gas station, Helena gets snatched from the car. Abruptly out of a job, Brenner decides to investigate her disappearance on his own. With both parents in the public eye, there's no scarcity of leads-the father's latest development project has spurred public protest, and the mother's clinic has been targeted by the zealous leader of an anti-abortion group. Brenner and God is told with a dark humor that leaves no character, including Brenner, unscathed. Haas tells the story of a fallible hero who can be indecisive and world-weary, baffled and disillusioned by what he finds, but who presses forward nonetheless out of a stubborn sense of decency-a two-year-old is kidnapped, so you find her, because that's just what you do.

Das Licht, das keinen Schatten wirft

Die außergewöhnliche Lebensgeschichte von Tenzin Palmo

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Author: Vickie Mackenzie

Publisher: Theseus Verlag

ISBN: 3958832237

Category: Philosophy

Page: 256

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Die außergewöhnliche Lebensgeschichte von Tenzin Palmo Die Lebensgeschichte einer der ungewöhnlichsten und mutigsten Frauen unserer Zeit: Wie die Tochter eines Fischhändlers aus dem Londoner East End zu einer buddhistischen Legende wurde und zur Vorkämpferin für das Recht der Frauen, spirituelle Erleuchtung zu erlangen. Tenzin Palmo ist gerade 20, als sie London verlässt alles zurücklässt und ein Schiff nach Indien besteigt. Als eine der ersten westlichen Frauen zur buddhistischen Nonne ordiniert, erkämpft sie sich – als einzige Frau unter hundert Mönchen – das Recht, an den eigentlich nur den Männern vorbehaltenen Unterweisungen und Meditationen teilzunehmen. Sie ist, allen Widerständen zum Trotz, entschlossen, auch als Frau Erleuchtung zu erlangen. Und sie wählt einen Weg, den selbst Männer kaum wagen: Sie zieht sich zurück in die Einsamkeit einer abgelegenen Höhle, 4000 Meter hoch im Himalaya, extremer Kälte, den Angriffen wilder Tiere und der Gefahr des Verhungerns ausgesetzt. Nach zwölf Jahren kehrt Tenzin Palmo zurück in die Welt, um von nun an vor allem anderen Frauen mit Rat und Tat zur Seite zu stehen und ihnen zu ihren spirituellen Rechten zu verhelfen.

The Tibetan Book of Days

A Journal with Thoughts from Sogyal Rinpoche

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Author: Sogyal Rinpoche

Publisher: Harper San Francisco

ISBN: 9780006491743

Category: Buddhist meditations

Page: 160

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A gift book edition of the spiritual classic is presented in a daybook format that combines provocative quotes with full-color illustrations and photographs that explain how to live wisely and mindfully.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

First Complete Translation

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Author: Graham Coleman,Thupten Jinpa

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141903317

Category: Religion

Page: 592

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The acclaimed English translation of this masterpiece of world literature - prepared with the participation of the Dalai Lama One of the greatest works created by any culture and one of the most influential of all Tibetan Buddhist texts in the West, The Tibetan Book of the Dead has had a number of distinguished translations, but strangely all of these have been partial abridgements. Now the entire text has not only been made available in English but in a translation of quite remarkable clarity and beauty. A comprehensive guide to living and dying, The Tibetan Book of the Dead contains exquisitely written guidance and practices related to transforming our experience in daily life, on the processes of dying and the after-death state, and on how to help those who are dying. As originally intended this is as much a work for the living, as it is for those who wish to think beyond a mere conventional lifetime to a vastly greater and grander cycle. 'Extraordinary ... this work will be a source of inspiration and support to many' His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Or The After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane, according to L=ama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering

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Author: W. Y. Evans-Wentz

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199839514

Category: Religion

Page: 354

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead is one of the texts that, according to legend, Padma-Sambhava was compelled to hide during his visit to Tibet in the late 8th century. The guru hid his books in stones, lakes, and pillars because the Tibetans of that day and age were somehow unprepared for their teachings. Now, in the form of the ever-popular Tibetan Book of the Dead, these teachings are constantly being discovered and rediscovered by Western readers of many different backgrounds--a phenomenon which began in 1927 with Oxford's first edition of Dr. Evans-Wentz's landmark volume. While it is traditionally used as a mortuary text, to be read or recited in the presence of a dead or dying person, this book--which relates the whole experience of death and rebirth in three intermediate states of being--was originally understood as a guide not only for the dead but also for the living. As a contribution to the science of death and dying--not to mention the belief in life after death, or the belief in rebirth--The Tibetan Book of the Dead is unique among the sacred texts of the world, for its socio-cultural influence in this regard is without comparison. This fourth edition features a new foreword, afterword, and suggested further reading list by Donald S. Lopez, author of Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West. Lopez traces the whole history of the late Evans-Wentz's three earlier editions of this book, fully considering the work of contributors to previous editions (C. G. Jung among them), the sections that were added by Evans-Wentz along the way, the questions surrounding the book's translation, and finally the volume's profound importance in engendering both popular and academic interest in the religion and culture of Tibet. Another key theme that Lopez addresses is the changing nature of this book's audience--from the prewar theosophists to the beat poets to the hippies to contemporary exponents of the hospice movement--and what these audiences have found (or sought) in its very old pages.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Liberation Through Understanding in the Between

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Author: Robert Thurman

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780307784025

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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The most accessible and informative version of the Buddhist classic available in English, with instruction in meditation, illuminating commentary, and guidance in the practical use of the prayers The so-called “Tibetan Book of the Dead” has been renowned for centuries as a cornerstone of Buddhist wisdom and religious thought. More recently, it has become highly influential in the Western world for its psychological insights into the processes of death and dying—and what they can teach us about the ways we live our lives. It has also been found to be helpful in the grieving process by people who have recently lost their loved ones. Composed in the eighth century C.E., it is intended to prepare the soul for the trials and transformations of the afterworld. Its profound message is that the art of dying is as important as the art of living. Drawing on Tibetan spiritual traditions, it shows us the workings of the mind in its various manifestations—terrifying and comforting, wrathful and beautiful—which appear more clearly after death in the consciousness of the deceased. By recognizing these manifestations, we can attain a state of enlightenment, both in this existence and in the existence to come. This authoritative translation preserves the form and spirit of the original and was prepared especially for Western readers by Robert A. F. Thurman, one of the most prominent Tibetan scholars in America and a close associate of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s.

Glimpse After Glimpse

Daily Reflections on Living and Dying

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Author: Sogyal Rinpoche

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448117321

Category: Religion

Page: 416

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This collection of meditations - one for every day of the year -shows why readers around the world have been captivated by the profound insights of Sogyal Rinpoche. These gems of wisdom will inspire readers to cultivate a more mindful approach to living and explore new ways to care for the soul. Glimpse After Glimpse includes original meditations as well as some adapted from The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. It offers clear and enlightening ways of applying wisdom to the daily concerns we all face. Each day readers will find ideas on topics such as nature of change, the acceptance of death, working with doubt, putting compassion into action in our daily lives, and the trials and rewards of the spiritual path - a perfect companion to anyone's spiritual practice.

Wie Siddhartha zum Buddha wurde

Eine Einführung in den Buddhismus

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Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Theseus Verlag

ISBN: 3899019458

Category: Religion

Page: 559

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Thich Nhat Hanh erzählt die Lebensgeschichte des Buddha aus einer ganz außergewöhnlichen Perspektive und bringt uns den Prinzen Siddhartha, der als Buddha eine der großen Weltreligionen begründete, auf sehr persönliche Weise nahe. Die Darstellung und Erläuterung der wichtigsten Lehren des Buddha machen dieses Buch darüber hinaus zu einer hervorragenden Einführung in die geistige Welt des Buddhismus und lassen verstehen, warum diese Weltreligion auch im Westen immer mehr Menschen fasziniert.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Great Liberation Through Hearing In The Bardo

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Author: Chogyam Trungpa,Francesca Fremantle

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9780834821477

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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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. This translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living. The insightful commentary by Chögyam Trungpa, written in clear, concise language, explains what the text teaches us about human psychology. This book will be of interest to people concerned with death and dying, as well as those who seek greater spiritual understanding in everyday life.

Living, Dreaming, Dying

Practical Wisdom from the Tibetan Book of the Dead

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Author: Rob Nairn

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590301323

Category: Religion

Page: 286

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead is one of the best-known Tibetan Buddhist texts. It is also one of the most difficult texts for Westerners to understand. In Living, Dreaming, Dying, Rob Nairn presents the first interpretation of this classic text using a modern Western perspective, avoiding arcane religious terminology, keeping his explanations grounded in everyday language. Nairn explores the concepts used in this highly revered work and brings out their meaning and significance for our daily life. He shows readers how the Tibetan Book of the Dead can help us understand life and self as well as the dying process. Living, Dreaming, Dying helps readers to "live deliberately"--and confront death deliberately. One thing that prevents us from doing that, according to Nairn, is our tendency to react fearfully whenever change occurs. But if we confront our fear of change and the unknown, we can learn to flow gracefully with the unfolding circumstances of life rather than be at their mercy. Of course, change occurs throughout our life, but a period of transition also occurs as we pass from the waking state into sleep, and likewise as we pass into death. Therefore the author's teachings apply equally to living as well as to dreaming and dying. Through meditation instructions and practical exercises, the author explains how to: * Explore the mind through the cultivation of deep meditation states and expanded consciousness * Develop awareness of negative tendencies * Use deep sleep states and lucid dreaming to increase self-understanding as well as to "train" oneself in how to die so that one is prepared for when the time comes * Confront and liberate oneself from fear of death and the unknown

Meditations on Living, Dying and Loss

Ancient Knowledge for a Modern World from the Tibetan Book of the Dead

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Author: PENGUIN GROUP (UK)

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141916923

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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The most graceful English translation of this masterpiece of world literature - translated and co-edited by three leading contemporary masters of this tradition, appointed by the Dalai Lama himself What is death? How can I help those who are dying? How can I prepare for my own death? And how can I come to terms with bereavement? Here is an accessible and moving introduction to The Tibetan Book of the Dead, whose visionary perspective on living, dying, and loss is one of the most inspirational and compelling in world literature. With an introductory commentary by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Meditations on Living, Dying, and Loss is a compilation of writings from the first complete translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead, which explores these central questions. Each chapter is introduced by the editor of the acclaimed first translation, Graham Coleman. Based on his experience of bereavement and his knowledge of contemporary near-death research, he reveals the immense creativity that deepening our insight into the relationship between living and dying can bring. Graham Coleman (co-editor) is President of the Orient Foundation (UK). Thupten Jinpa (co-editor) is the senior translator to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Gyurme Dorje (translator) is a leading scholar of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The introduction is written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Die Einheit allen Lebens

Inspirierende Texte aus "Eine neue Erde"

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Author: Eckhart Tolle

Publisher: Arkana

ISBN: 364104698X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

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Der kompakte Einstieg zu Eckhart Tolle Eckhart Tolle hat mit „Eine neue Erde“ einen der großen spirituellen Bestseller unserer Zeit geschrieben. Er setzt darin das Erwachen eines radikal geänderten persönlichen Bewusstseins in Beziehung zum Kollektivbewusstsein. Nur wenn wir uns in einen „inneren Raum“ jenseits von Gedanken, Emotionen und reaktivem Verhalten bewegen, erfahren wir Liebe und eine allumfassende Intelligenz. Nur wenn viele Menschen diesen Schritt gehen, wird sich ein neues Bewusstsein entwickeln. Nur ein neues Bewusstsein kann uns und die Erde vor Zerstörung bewahren. Für „Die Einheit allen Lebens“ hat Eckhart Tolle Textpassagen aus „Eine neue Erde“ ausgewählt, die sich zur Vertiefung des inneren Transformationsprozesses eignen. Sie unterstützen die Entstehung eines „inneren Raums“, aus dem heraus sich das neue Bewusstsein entwickeln kann. Indem der unablässige Gedankenstrom unterbrochen wird, gelingt es uns leicht, im Jetzt noch präsenter zu sein. So wird sich schon beim Lesen des Buches etwas im eigenen Innern verschieben – hin zum persönlichen Erwachen. In hochwertiger Geschenkausstattung, durchgehend vierfarbig.

Das Totenbuch der Tibeter

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Author: F. Fremantle,Chögyam Trungpa

Publisher: Diederichs Verlag

ISBN: 364113482X

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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Eines der großen Weisheitsbücher der Menschheit Das Totenbuch der Tibeter, erstmals 1976 bei Diederichs erschienen, ist längst zu einem Klassiker geworden. Für Hunderttausende hat es sich als Ratgeber bewährt, der in Zeiten von Umbrüchen, Veränderungen und persönlichen Krisen Hilfe gibt. Der Meditationsmeister Chögyam Trungpa hat das Totenbuch übersetzt und damit der westlichen Welt den Buddhismus als lebendige Tradition nahe gebracht.