Luminous Emptiness download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francesca Fremantle

Luminous Emptiness download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francesca Fremantle year 2003
  • Book name: Luminous Emptiness
  • Author: Francesca Fremantle
  • Release date: 2003/8/18
  • Publisher: SHAMBHALA PUBLICATIONS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9781570629259
  • Rating: 8.48 of 10
  • Votes: 298
  • Review by: Madelynn Cyr
  • Review rating: 9.69 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/11
  • Total pages: 428
  • Includes a PDF summary of 43 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Tibetan Book of the Dead, a best-seller for three decades, is one of the most widely read texts of Tibetan Buddhism. Over the years, it has been studied and cherished by Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. Luminous Emptiness is a detailed guide to this classic work, elucidating its mysterious concepts, terms, and imagery. Fremantle relates the symbolic world of the Tibetan Book of the Dead to the experiences of everyday life, presenting the text not as a scripture for the dying, but as a guide for the living. According to the Buddhist view, nothing is permanent or fixed. The entire world of our experience is constantly appearing and disappearing at every moment. Using vivid and dramatic imagery, the Tibetan Book of the Dead presents the notion that most of us are living in a dream that will continue from lifetime to lifetime until we truly awaken by becoming enlightened. Here, Fremantle, who worked closely with Chögyam Trungpa on the 1975 translation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Shambhala), brings the expertise of a lifetime of study to rendering this intriguing classic more accessible and meaningful to the living. Luminous Emptiness features in-depth explanations of: - The Tibetan Buddhist notions of death and rebirth - The meaning of the five energies and the five elements in Tibetan Buddhism - The mental and physical experience of dying, according to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H51M15S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Buddhist Worship, Rites & Ceremonies, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Books
  • Available formats: SNB, DOC, WORD, EPUB, PDF, TXT, TXTz, GIF. Compressed in RAR, XZ, ZIP, ARC, TAR.BZ, LZMA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 36.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x227x30mm
  • Weight: 620g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Boston, United States
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