The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation Through by Francesca Fremantle, Chögyam Trungpa

By Francesca Fremantle, Chögyam Trungpa

During this vintage scripture of Tibetan Buddhism—traditionally learn aloud to the death to assist them reach liberation—death and rebirth are obvious as a approach that offers a chance to acknowledge the genuine nature of brain. This translation of The Tibetan publication of the lifeless emphasizes the sensible suggestion that the publication bargains to the dwelling. The insightful statement by way of Chögyam Trungpa, written in transparent, concise language, explains what the textual content teaches us approximately human psychology. This booklet should be of curiosity to humans fascinated about dying and death, in addition to those that search higher non secular realizing in lifestyle.

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A health-giving mental fast will clear the mind and rid it of the accumulated mental poisons from a careless, faulty mental diet. 44 Paramhansa Yogananda First of all, learn to remove the causes of your worries without permitting them to worry you. Do not feed your mind with mental poisons of fresh worries created daily. Worries are often the result of attempting to do too many things hurriedly. Do not “bolt” your mental duties, but thoroughly masticate them one at a time with the teeth of attention, and saturate them with the saliva of good judgment.

Inhale, hold breath, and gently contract the top of head with deep attention. Then exhale and release contraction of the top of head. During headaches, repeat four to six times as required. For increasing brain power: Exhale and hold breath out. Contract the muscles of the head gently, holding full concentration there, counting 1 to 5. Inhale and release contraction of head. Repeat six times. For strengthening the nerves: Inhale and hold breath. Gently tense the entire body all at once and hold the tension, counting 1 to 20, focusing with deep attention on the entire body.

It is good to eat at a regular time because a psychological expectancy is created in the body cells, which helps the secretion of digestive juices. The intelligent cells, like hungry animals at the zoo, wait for the dinner hour. 60 Paramhansa Yogananda But never eat unless you are hungry. Eat moderately if you are hungry. Eat less if you are a little hungry. Eat nothing if you are not hungry at all. Omit the meals that you would try to eat with little hunger, and this will sharpen your hunger for the next meal.

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