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Secret Tibetan Book of the Dead

One of the mankind’s greatest questions: What happens when we die?

The answer lies in this holy book of the Buddhist world.

Bardo Thodol, often referred to in the west by the more casual title, Tibetan Book of the Dead. The Tibetan book of the Dead is an important document that has stood the test of time and attempts to provide answers. Following the epic journey of a soul from death…to re-birth.

In Tibet, the “art of dying” is nothing less than the “art of living”.

John Lennon’s song  “Tomorrow Never Knows” (Performed by the Beatles) is based on the same philosophies found in this book.

Watch this 2007 Documentary by The History Channel to know more about it:

 

Kundun

Brilliant film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and spiritual leader of Tibet. (www.dalailama.com) Learn the basic ways of living a monk’s life, Buddha’s teachings and their struggle to keep their own identity alive.

Indian guard on the border: “May I ask, are you the Lord Buddha?”

Dalai Lama: “I think that I am a reflection, like the moon on water. When you see me, and I try to be a good man, you see yourself.”