The Tibetan book of the dead for reading aloud

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North Atlantic Books,
Pub. Date:
1998.
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English
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead for Reading Aloud is famed playwright Jean-Claude van Itallie's poetic adaptation of traditional Tibetan passages used to aid and comfort at the time of death. His lyrical and insightful poetry is accompanied by Gerry Vezzuso's vivid photographs, Tibetan art, and other images evocative of this process. This text leads us through the stages we experience after death and helps us to overcome the ambitions, desires, jealousies, and fears that can obscure our understanding of ourselves and our transition into the next life.
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9781556432736
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subject_facet Buddhist funeral rites and ceremonies -- Early works to 1800, Death -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism -- Early works to 1800, Early works to 1800, Intermediate state -- Buddhism -- Early works to 1800
title_display The Tibetan book of the dead for reading aloud
title_full The Tibetan book of the dead for reading aloud / adapted by Jean-Claude van Itallie ; photos of Tibetan Book of the Dead performance at La MaMa E.T.C. by Gerry Vezzuso ; other illustrations selected by Deborah E. Klimburg-Salter ; introduction by Judith L. Lief
title_short The Tibetan book of the dead for reading aloud
topic_facet Buddhism, Buddhist funeral rites and ceremonies, Death, Intermediate state, Religious aspects