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The Bardo Thodol 2
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It is undeniably the case that in our society we do not easily accept that death is a natural part of life, which results in a perpetual sense of insecurity and fear, and many are confused at the time of the death of a loved one that has passed away or how to address their own grief. Exploring ways of overcoming our fear of death and adopting a creative approach at the time of bereavement, that is, focusing one’s energy on supporting the one that has passed away, are both extraordinary benefits of the insight and practices that are so beautifully expressed in the Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Editor’s introduction, page xxxvii

"Life knows its needs"

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