Padmasambhava, also known as Guru Rinpoche, is a legendary Buddhist master who is said to have played a major role in bringing Vajrayana Buddhism to Tibet in the 8th century. He is highly revered in Tibetan Buddhism and is considered a second Buddha.


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  1. 1. The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Awakening Upon Dying

    "The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Awakening Upon Dying" is a spiritual guide that explores the stages of death and afterlife from a Tibetan Buddhist perspective. It provides instructions for the dying and the living, offering meditative and contemplative techniques to prepare for death, navigate the intermediate state (Bardo), and achieve liberation. The book serves as a manual for understanding the transition from life to death, making it less of a fearful experience and more of a conscious, spiritual journey.

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